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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Midwest Soil Health Summit comes to town
“Goin’ to the (Frozen) Lake” series features outstate points of wintertime interest
A furnace fire caused extensive smoke damage to a house north of Miltona Monday night. The fire happened around 8:30 p.m. in the basement of the Young residence located at...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 20 Property damage crash, vehicle struck light pole, driver not at scene, Garfield. Fire alarm, Garfield, multiple fire alarms but no smoke or flames, GFD...
Today (Friday) was day two of WCCO-TV's "Goin' to the (Frozen) Lake" trip to the Alexandria lakes area. After touring the town Thursday, TV news anchor Frank Vascellaro and meteorologist...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 19 Caller stated they could smell something burning or melting, Farwell, no fire, odor coming from fridge. Report of possible financial exploitation of vulnerable adult,...
Deputy reflects on shooting he survived one year ago
Local clergy, police offer traveler’s aid
Douglas County Car Care Program one of 11 in state
At the foot of Big Ole tonight, WCCO-TV put the Alexandria lakes area in the spotlight to kick off its stop here for the “Goin’ to the (Frozen) Lakes” series...