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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Dozens of boats took part in the 7th annual Ferrt Drive Pontoon Parade on Lake Osakis Friday afternoon. Each boat was decorated with a theme - everything from a pirate...
Relay for Life of Douglas County offers hope that all cancer patients can reach the same goal
We knew it, now it's out for everyone else to discover - Alexandria is a great place to live. Alexandria is ranked seventh on the list of "America's Top Small Towns." Livability.com, a website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities, revealed the list on July 2. Sarah Stadtherr, executive director of Alexandria Hotel and Hospitality, said, "I think people are proud to live in Alexandria.
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Residents bring life to giant message for those affected by cancer
Maritime Museum to exhibit 20 pieces from 1830s expedition
Study shows half plan to make a permanent move to second home
Check out the sweet lineup of classic cars in town this Sunday during the Vintage Car Club’s 26th annual Car Show. The show will be held at the Douglas County...
The first concert of the season for “Music in the Gardens” at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum’s Maritime Gardens in Alexandria kicked off Friday evening with a special event thanking...
Felony burglary charge dropped