Reminders: March 11-17, 2021

Virtual book talk, popup pantry on tap


Virtual book talk

Author William Kent Krueger will give a free virtual book talk at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 11. Register on Facebook @KRLSLegacy or call a local Kitchigami Regional Library System library to participate.

Popup pantry

Second Harvest North Central Food Bank will offer free food to anyone in need at a popup pantry from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake. Participants, who should stay in their vehicles, will receive one food box per household.

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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