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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Superintendent says count is ‘right where we thought we would be’
Local artist creates mixed media paintings featuring Dylan, Cash, Hendrix and more
A grain dryer at the Craig Damstrom farm caught fire early Tuesday morning. The farm, located at 11544 County Road 17, is located east of Forada. According to Forada Fire...
Editor’s note: The following is an Echo Press feature called, “You asked.” Readers are invited to send the newspaper a simple question and we’ll try to get to the bottom...
Walk and luncheon to shed light, hope on a dark problem
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial located on east side of town
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. at the intersection of Highway 29...
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 thought about it for...
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...