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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Fewer med school grads and aging population create demand
No-wake zone restritions on 10 local lakes expired July 30. On July 1, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners authorized temporary special controls restricting watercraft wake 300 feet from shore...
Local unemployment drops 3 percent since June 2009
School’s dispatch center will become backup option for county
Eight terabytes of data to be backed up daily
Six-week program hosts 135 students this year
Slow it down – waaaay down – on area lakes. No wake zones are now in effect. On Tuesday, Douglas County commissioners enacted temporary special controls restricting watercraft wake 300-feet...
A driver, Gordon Jobe of Alexandria, hit a tree near the intersection of Douglas Street and 13th Avenue West in Alexandria Friday morning at about 11 a.m. and was trapped...
Annual event features 15 pontoons, 150 seniors, fish fry