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. Away from work, Amy and Brandon spend time bass fishing and keeping tabs on their charismatic dog, Cash, who has been known to jump out of the boat to “retrieve” the bass lures.
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A man was injured in a crash on Interstate 94 Tuesday night. According to the State Patrol, Dayon Durick, 33, of White Beark Lake was eastbound when he swerved to...
Garfield man honored by French government
Lightning caused a house fire in Alexandria early Sunday morning. At 3:37 a.m., the Alexandria Fire Department responded to a fire at 1923 Rosewood Lane NE on the west side...
On Sunday, July 6, at approximately 5:15 a.m., the Minnesota State Patrol responded to a crash involving a semi truck on Interstate 94, east of Alexandria. According to State Patrol...
Dozens of boats took part in the 7th annual Ferrt Drive Pontoon Parade on Lake Osakis Friday afternoon. Each boat was decorated with a theme - everything from a pirate...
Relay for Life of Douglas County offers hope that all cancer patients can reach the same goal
Slow it down – waaaay down – on eight area lakes this weekend. … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in or activate your account if you...
We knew it, now it's out for everyone else to discover - Alexandria is a great place to live. Alexandria is ranked seventh on the list of "America's Top Small Towns." Livability.com, a website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities, revealed the list on July 2. Sarah Stadtherr, executive director of Alexandria Hotel and Hospitality, said, "I think people are proud to live in Alexandria.
Residents bring life to giant message for those affected by cancer
Maritime Museum to exhibit 20 pieces from 1830s expedition