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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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE January 8, 2015 Man stating he’s homeless transported to his parent’s home; pipe and small amount of marijuana confiscated. Deer vs. vehicle at Co. Rd. 82...
Board awards annual bids, names county’s financial institutions
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE January 7, 2015 Median marker sign hit by vehicle removed from road at 34th Ave. and Co. Rd. 45. Tree fire along Co. Rd. 28, Alexandria;...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE January 6, 2015 Vehicle vs. deer crash at Hwy. 114 and Co. Rd. 26, vehicle damaged Stalking complaint, deputy said he would speak with suspect; if...
Task force to plan for education, inspection
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE January 5, 2015 Driver cited for speeding and endangerment; clocked at 101 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone on Highway 29 South, near County...
County hospital restricts visitors as precaution
$10M refunded now, $15M in 2015
Douglas County Commissioner Dan Olson served out his term Tuesday during the last county board meeting of 2014. During the meeting, Douglas County Board Chairperson Bev Bales presented Olson a...
United Way’s adopt-a-family serves 181 local families