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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A local man is recovering and a woman is in jail after a stabbing incident at a rural Nelson home last Friday. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Vanessa...
Families with special needs children find a low-stress setting to visit St. Nick
A local man was wounded in a stabbing that reportedly happened early Friday at a rural Nelson home. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, at 12:22 a.m., deputies were...
Annie Harman is the new reporter for the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers. She joined the staff December 2. Harman grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from the...
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Board approves 2014 budget, 4.25 percent tax increase
United Way hosts traveling exhibit and open house to bring awareness to the homeless issue in Minnesota
The final touches were put in place this week and now it’s time for the big show. The 65th annual Jingle Bells Telethon is set for Saturday, December 7 from...
Local Farm Bureau members raise money for South Dakota ranches hit by October blizzard
Health officials urge residents to test their house for radon