Tara Bitzan is editor of 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 and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University.
She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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The race for Douglas County sheriff was one of the most-talked about local races this election season. Incumbent sheriff Troy Wolbersen faced challenger Rich Homan, after two other challengers –...
Minnewaska successful; West Central splits
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Company named 2014 Business and Industrial Appreciation Day honoree
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