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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Haley Kuehl awarded for foster care leadership
Commissioners consider 0.5% idea
Kids programs particularly popular at Lake Carlos State Park
A licensing requirement was implemented this week for businesses buying or selling precious metal in Douglas County. On Tuesday, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved the measure. The new...
Removing a sentence from a resolution was central to Douglas County Commissioner Dan Olson flipping his support for a resolution he voted against two weeks ago. During Tuesday’s county board...
A local woman has been closely tuned in to Olympics coverage this winter. She’s keeping her eyes peeled for glimpses of two family members. Sandy Tubbs of Alexandria has a...
Librarians want nothing more than to help people. Kristin Woizeschke, the new reference and adult services librarian at the Douglas County Library, is eager to share. She’s an open book,...
New program builds partnerships between colleges and businesses
Police are investigating an alleged copper theft from the roof of Viking Plaza. According to Alexandria Police Department (APD), approximately $1,200 worth of copper tubing was stolen from the heating...
Garfield search and rescue dog honored for 10-year career