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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Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) reported today that a water main break on Nokomis Street will force ALP crews to close a section of the street for repair work Monday,...
Solid waste management gets more garbage, sells more steam
An early morning fire Tuesday at 409 Elm Street destroyed an Alexandria family’s home. Jonathan and Kassondra Anderson and their daughters, Dakotah, 5, and Dalilah, 4, lost everything in the...
Cases are down from last year but flu shot wouldn’t hurt
The launch of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, has dominated state and national headlines over the last few months. The ACA is a federal health...
Courtroom expansion, energy efficient upgrades are priorities
A wicked cold blast of winter weather latched onto the state earlier this week and locally, it certainly had an impact. NO SCHOOL MONDAY IN MINNESOTA Governor Mark Dayton ordered...
Mark Lundstrom earns outstanding achievement award from U of M
Carlos couple honored for a long list of community contributions
Report shows deputies, officers seized $6.7 million during arrests statewide