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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Last week, Lind-Rite Precision in Osakis was one of several local manufacturing companies that opened its doors to the community as part of a statewide manufacturing tour. Above: Jacque Sorenson,...
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Building almost enclosed and ready for winter interior work
Fund balance comes in just under $5 million
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