Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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Alexandria resident Ken Twait was recently recognized for the time he gives helping an elderly member of the community. Twait received a $50 gas card from “Tanks of Thanks” –...
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