Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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As of 7:15 a.m., the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the Minnesota State Patrol opened Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria and Highway 10 from Moorhead to Detroit Lakes...
Douglas County applies for $15,000 state grant
At least eight fires break out in Douglas County in last six weeks
They sound off on transportation, wages, health care and more
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) reported today that a water main break on Nokomis Street will force ALP crews to close a section of the street for repair work Monday,...
Solid waste management gets more garbage, sells more steam
An early morning fire Tuesday at 409 Elm Street destroyed an Alexandria family’s home. Jonathan and Kassondra Anderson and their daughters, Dakotah, 5, and Dalilah, 4, lost everything in the...
Cases are down from last year but flu shot wouldn’t hurt
The launch of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, has dominated state and national headlines over the last few months. The ACA is a federal health...
Courtroom expansion, energy efficient upgrades are priorities