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Honk your horn if you've ever been caught in the north side traffic jam at 3rd Avenue and Nokomis Street in Alexandria during your commute to or from work or school.


There's bound to be a whole lot of honking going on, but, hold your horn, there are plans to alleviate traffic congestion at that intersection and several others in the Alexandria area.

Two northbound lanes

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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