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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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...
Longtime tech retires career but not love of caring for others
Alexandria Garden Club looking for new members
Counties approve temporary shared services for engineer
Douglas County Hospital Auxiliary creates new Meditation Room
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) was financially healthy in 2013, according to an audit presented last week. The hospital’s total operating revenue for 2013 was $124 million and total operating expenses...
This summer, the contents of Jefferson High School (JHS) will be reused, repurposed or sold. Stuff like lockers, bleachers and furniture will go to new homes… maybe yours. As the...
Starbuck woman sentenced to life in prison
Half of state bonding request approved