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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Well, hello, snow… A pre-winter snowstorm blew into the state early Monday and left about nine inches of snow in Alexandria. Heavy snow, strong winds and drifting made for tough...
It's snowing... and it's forecasted to do so all day today. Douglas County is in a winter storm warning through noon on Tuesday. The storm is expected to drop 6...
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