Subscribers, be sure to activate your online access that is free as part of your print subscription. Visit pineandlakes.com/activate to keep up on news that happens between print editions. Here are highlights of what was published in the Echo Journal e-papers online every day in the past week.

  • Thursday, April 8: CDC says UK COVID-19 variant is now the most common strain in the U.S. Evergreen Westwood eyes Masters history at age 47. Stillwater 10-year-old takes family minivan to buy Cheerios.

  • Friday, April 9: Biden announces steps to limit “ghost guns,” plans to tackle assault weapons. Ex-NFL player fatally shoots doctor, four others. How will Braves handle “tomahawk chop” as fans return?

  • Saturday, April 10: Biden forms panel to study Supreme Court changes. Hip-hop icon DMX dies at age 50. Why opt-outs are this NFL draft’s biggest unknown.

  • Sunday, April 11: Prince Charles pays tribute to “My Dear Papa” Philip. With a drop in common viruses, will masks remain forever? Essential Ernest Hemingway reading.

  • Monday, April 12: As U.S. Senate returns, divisive bills are again piling up. “Still Crazy” book reviewed and called an inspirational leap of faith. The best tools and essentials to get you planting this spring.

  • Tuesday, April 13: Biden calls for probe into Minnesota police shooting. One killed, police officer hurt in shooting at Tennessee high school. “Godzilla vs Kong” smashes pandemic record.

  • Wednesday, April 14: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.

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