Tara Bitzan is the Life and Special Projects editor at the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter.
A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School. She attended Moorhead State University where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies.
She and her husband Dennis and their children live near Alexandria.
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