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Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
Alexandria area YMCA
May 30, 2017
A 'Super' boost for youth biking to Alexandria Y
Youth in and around the Alexandria area will have more opportunity to pedal their way to the Central Lakes Trail this summer. The Alexandria...
May 30, 2017 - 4:02pm
April 17, 2017
YMCA encourages kids to "charge into summer"
To inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active, the Alexandria Area YMCA will host a free community event, Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, on Saturday, April 29. Healthy Kids Day takes place at the Y...
April 17, 2017 - 1:03pm
April 15, 2017
Updated - Run bunny run
Despite the gloomy wet weather, runners - adults and children, alike - participated in the Alexandria Area YMCA's annual Easter Bunny Run Saturday...
April 15, 2017 - 12:48pm
April 7, 2017
YMCA hosts Easter Bunny 5K, kids' run
The Alexandria Area YMCA invites the community to participate in the first of its YMCA holiday races, the Easter Bunny Run 5k and Kids' 1-Mile Race, on Saturday, April 16, at the YMCA. Check-in and registration begin at 7 a.m. on race day, followed by an 8 a.m. race start. The race...
April 7, 2017 - 12:53pm
December 14, 2016
YMCA celebrates New Year with the community
The Alexandria Area YMCA invites the community to its annual New Year's Day Community Day from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1. Admittance to the YMCA is free, permitting members and guests provide one item per person or a monetary donation to benefit the Alexandria Outreach Food...
December 14, 2016 - 11:00am
November 30, 2016
Earning their turkey
Nearly 120 racers earned their right to eat some extra turkey or maybe an extra slice of pie for participating in the Alexandria Area YMCA's...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
August 14, 2015
YMCA, Nelson Wellness Center team up to offer more choices
More exercise choices are on the way for members of the Alexandria Area YMCA and Knute Nelson’s Nelson Wellness Center. In a collaborative agreement forming a separate entity entitled Community Health and Wellness, LLC, both nonprofit organizations are making available their state-of-the-art...
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Healthy Kids Day offers important lesson
There was a nationwide initiative by YMCAs this past Saturday with one simple but important goal – to encourage kids to get active. The...
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 24, 2015
YMCA to host free community event
The Alexandria Area YMCA will hold a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Healthy Kids Day will be held Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Alexandria Area YMCA. The event will feature active play and educational activities, with...
April 24, 2015 - 12:00am
February 20, 2015
Alexandria YMCA offers diabetes prevention program
The Alexandria Area YMCA will begin its diabetes prevention program on Monday, February 23 at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Class will run once a week through June 15. The program will offer participants the skills they need and the support they deserve to make lifestyle changes. To help reduce...
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am
YMCA hires new chief executive officer
The Board of Directors of the Alexandria Area YMCA announced the hiring of Conrad Bostron as its chief executive officer (CEO). Bostron currently serves as CEO of the Central Lakes Cooperative and has extensive experience as a volunteer at the Kandiyohi County YMCA in Willmar. He...
Business/Hires and Promotions
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
May 23, 2014
YMCA day camp offered this summer
Events aim to help kids keep minds, bodies active
May 23, 2014 - 12:00am
May 9, 2014
YMCA to break ground next week on phase two expansion project
Multi-purpose space, child watch center are highlights
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
YMCA encourages exercise with Healthy Kids Day
Event aims to help kids exercise minds and bodies
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
YMCA Family Extravaganza Night set
The Alexandria Area YMCA invites the community to its capital campaign kick-off event, Family Extravaganza Night, on Saturday, January 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. Parents, families and children ages 2 to 12 are invited to take part in face painting, giant inflatables, carnival games and...
January 9, 2014 - 10:21pm