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. Away from work, Amy and Brandon spend time bass fishing and keeping tabs on their charismatic dog, Cash, who has been known to jump out of the boat to “retrieve” the bass lures.
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There were reports of at least two people injured in a two-car crash that happened Saturday, October 5. The crash happened around 11:50 a.m. … Archive Material - Subscription required...
You’re invited to dedication ceremony Saturday
On September 4, Dee Peterson of Alexandria climbed on a three-wheeled roadster Spyder, hit the road and crossed that ride-of-a-lifetime off her “bucket list.” “I had th … Archive Material...
Christopher Cardoza, 21, of Osakis, pleaded guilty to charges related to an August 29 burglary. Cardoza was originally charged with first-degree burglary, theft, and tampering with a motor vehicle after...
An infant sleeping safely is a priority in Minnesota. State officials brought that message to the local media last Wednesday as part of Governor Mark Dayton proclaiming this week Minnesota...
Agreement reached with Wadena, Todd counties to provide back-up service
A section of Douglas County Road 85 has been re-designated as County Road 120. Now, County Road 120 runs from the north end of Lake L’Homme Dieu south along the...
Community invited to dedication ceremony
Long-time coffee group honors a centenarian
Alexandria continues to grow, say state numbers