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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Two people have been charged for their alleged involvement in a burglary. Michael L. S. Sandgren, 23, of Glenwood, and Ashley Joy Pedersen, 29, of Alexandria, were both charged with...
Westbound traffic on Interstate 94 was temporarily stopped Tuesday night while emergency workers responded to a rollover crash. The crash happened around 6:25 p.m. on westbound I-94 just west of...
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