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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Report shows deputies, officers seized $6.7 million during arrests statewide
Alexandria firefighters battled flames and smoke for nearly three hours in a house fire Monday. Neighbors of the home at 828 Westwood Drive in Alexandria called 911 just after 5...
Area shivers through sudden cold snap
A little bit of spring fever set in Friday as daytime highs were recorded in the upper 30s. As dozens of kids zipped around the Noonan Park skating rink, the...
Big grant promotes healthy choices at school, work, home
New figures show Douglas County faring better than state, nation
Non-union workers also receive 1 percent increase for 2014
Fire damaged a home in Brandon early Friday, December 20. According to the Doulgas County Sheriff's Office, at 4:21 a.m., the fire was reported at 605 Nelson Avenue in Brandon...
Standing with her fellow board members (from right) Charlie Meyer, Dan Olson, Jerry Johnson and Jim Stratton, Douglas County Commissioner Bev Bales received the Association of Minnesota Counties’ 2013 Outstanding...
As you wrap up your Christmas shopping with just one week to go, are there still a few people on your list and you’re not quite sure what to get...