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.
- Member for
- 1 year 3 months
MN Adult and Teen Challenge participants share meth addiction stories, new connection with God
Four local schools perform better than 75 percent of schools nationwide
Just after 6 a.m. on Sunday, October 13, fire crews responded to a fire in an outbuilding at 3321 Lake Victoria in Alexandria. According to the Alexandria Fire Department, the...
Douglas County in ‘very stable financial position’
Superintendent says count is ‘right where we thought we would be’
Local artist creates mixed media paintings featuring Dylan, Cash, Hendrix and more
A grain dryer at the Craig Damstrom farm caught fire early Tuesday morning. The farm, located at 11544 County Road 17, is located east of Forada. … Archive Material -...
Editor’s note: The following is an Echo Press feature called, “You asked.” Readers are invited to send the newspaper a simple question and we’ll try to get to the bottom...
Walk and luncheon to shed light, hope on a dark problem
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial located on east side of town