Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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Two people were injured in a crash near downtown Alexandria Friday. Around 2:40 p.m., two vehicles crashed at 4th Ave East and Hawthorne Street. The extent of their injuries is...
One person was injured in a vehicle vs. moped crash Friday. The crash happened around 1:50 p.m. at the intersection on County Roads 87 and 4, just west of Forada...
Alexandria Horseshoe League expands courts at county park
Flag-raising event celebrates new location
There’s an aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Minnesota lakes that quietly lurk while others, like zebra mussels, are more widespread and garner most of the media attention. Chinese mystery snails (CMS) and banded mystery snails (BMS) are found in lakes statewide, including three in Douglas County – Lakes Geneva, L’Homme Dieu and Ida. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), both snails can form
Police advise people to report suspicious people
History Live! draws crowds, dazzles kids
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE June 26 Check welfare of kids on court-ordered visitation with grandparents, Miltona. Complainant brought in suspicious substance to be checked, Brandon. Caller reporting daughter was crying...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE June 25 Jail incident, use of force. Escort requested to get equipment out of client’s home, Alex. Runaway reported, Garfield. Attempted scam, Evansville. Welfare check requested,...
Petition submitted to call it Holl Lake; board to vote