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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Monday was a perfect summer day to enjoy a cup of lemonade. Above: Mat and Brianna of Alexandria brought Wyat, 4, to buy a tasty drink from Grandma Pat Haabala’s...
Three people were injured in a one-vehicle crash Monday. The crash happened around 12:50 p.m. on County Road 5, just east of Highway 29. The vehicle, driven by Jenna Thoennes,...
If you call 911, what should you expect when an ambulance arrives? Scott Johnson, manager and emergency medical technician-paramedic for North Memorial Ambulance Service - Alexandria, answered a few questions:...
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Eight terabytes of data to be backed up daily