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Officials release name of northern Minn. snowmobiler who died in lake
Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Boys hockey: Warner, Cathedral send a section statement in Alexandria
Girls Basketball: Fergus Falls rallies to end Cards’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
John Anthony Gaspard
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
James "Jim" Tenhoff
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
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KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
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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...
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
April 13, 2012
Kids Against Hunger teams up with the YMCA
The Alexandria area YMCA is hosting a family fun event on Saturday, April 21 to raise money for Kids Against Hunger - Alexandria. Join the Alexandria community in a 5K fun run or choose to package Kids Against Hunger meals for starving children. The run and the packaging event...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am