Echo Journal e-paper will soon require login

Soon you’ll need to log in to access your e-paper, using the login information that’s tied to your digital account.


Starting soon, you'll be asked to log in when trying to access the Pineandlakes Echo Journal e-paper. We had previously opened up access to everyone for a limited time so they could experience the convenience and ease of reading local and regional news on this digital format.

Beginning in the next few weeks, we'll be adding authentication back into the e-paper, which means users will be asked to log in when trying to read the e-paper online or through the e-paper apps available to download in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store as the “ Pine and Lakes Echo Journal E-Paper.”

If you already have a digital membership, simply go to the Pineandlakes Echo Journal news site at on your computer, tablet or smartphone. On a desktop computer or tablet, click the “Login” button in the upper right menu. On your mobile device, tap the three horizontal lines in the upper left for the drop down menu. Then select “Login” from the options.

Then, fill in the email address and password associated with your account. Be sure to check the "Keep me logged in" box so you don't have to log in each time you read.

If you are a print subscriber, access to the e-paper is included with your subscription at no additional cost. You will need to set up a digital account that connects to your print subscription information. Go to to connect them. Then, use the information above to log in and read your e-paper.


If you are not a member, but have enjoyed your trial of the e-paper, we ask you to support this local journalism with a membership. There are a variety of subscription options to choose from and access to the e-paper is included in all of them. View your options at

We're here to assist you in gaining access to the full value of your membership. Contact the Member Services team with your questions by emailing or by calling (218) 855-5897. We appreciate your support of local journalism in your community.

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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