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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The first concert of the season for “Music in the Gardens” at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum’s Maritime Gardens in Alexandria kicked off Friday evening with a special event thanking...
Check out the sweet lineup of classic cars in town this Sunday during the Vintage Car Club’s 26th annual Car Show. The show will be held at the Douglas County...
Felony burglary charge dropped
The first concert of the season for "Music in the Gardens" at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria kicked off Friday evening with a special event thanking sponsors and...
People ages 30-49 moving here for simpler life, quality schools
Juvenile offenders’ top essays posted
Former Alexandria teacher killed in 1966 Grand Rapids school shooting
Alexandria resident Ken Twait was recently recognized for the time he gives helping an elderly member of the community. Twait received a $50 gas card from “Tanks of Thanks” –...
Greater Lakes Safety and Health Council offering local networking for businesses
Early Friday morning, a chimney fire was reported at a home in the far northeastern part of Douglas County. According to the sheriff's office, dispatchers received a 911 call at...