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Here are highlights of what was on our e-paper pages in the past week


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Here are highlights of what was published in the Echo Journal e-papers online every day in the past week. Each e-paper is seven to nine pages of world, national, state, business, entertainment and sports news:

  • Thursday, Dec. 10: Trump and 17 states back Texas bid to undo election loss; seven of Meryl Streep’s most memorable performances; penalties rare for ignoring COVID-19 precautions in Minnesota.

  • Friday, Dec. 11: 3M helps scientists track polar bears; Minneapolis City Council cuts police budget, keeps staffing levels; FDA advisers endorse Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Saturday, Dec. 12: FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency distribution; the best movies of 2020 and where to find them; classic Christmas decor helps build the holiday spirit.

  • Sunday, Dec. 13: Legendary country star Charley Pride dies at 86; for colleges, vaccines won’t arrive in time to save spring semester; Hawaii stiffens restrictions on travel to Kauai.

  • Monday, Dec. 14: On eve of Electoral College vote, Trump says he won’t give in; U.S. expects to immunize 100 million by the end of March; COVID expected to worsen seasonal affective disorder.

  • Tuesday, Dec. 15: Trump, top officials to be offered vaccine in days; women’s NCAA tourney to be held in one locale; “The Dark Night,” “Grease” inducted into National Film Registry.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 16: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.

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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