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. Away from work, Amy and Brandon spend time bass fishing and keeping tabs on their charismatic dog, Cash, who has been known to jump out of the boat to “retrieve” the bass lures.
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Big crowd takes in fun, information at 20th annual event
Saturday afternoon, a man suffered a significant leg injury when he was reportedly hit with metal shrapnel. Douglas County Sheriff's deputies and North Ambulance responded to a medical at a...
Hundreds of people were at Viking Plaza Saturday for the 20th annual Lifestyles Expo presented by the Echo Press. Dozens of booths lined the mall's main hallways and people mingled,...
Woman shares insights as she battles ALS
A Nelson woman was convicted of lesser charges after her involvement in a stabbing late last year. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, on December 13, 2013, Vanessa Rae...
School site could be training ground for manufacturing, medical industries
The Alexandria Area Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) held a news conference Wednesday morning outlining what could become of the Jefferson High School (JHS) site. Next fall, the newly constructed Alexandria...
If approved, it could take effect in July
County tax statements, valuation notices are in the mail