Be sure to activate your online access that is free as part of your print subscription by visiting 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, Aug. 26: Nations race to complete Afghan evacuation. Retired football star Herschel Walker pursues Republican U.S. Senate seat. Fast-expanding Caldor wildfire approaches Lake Tahoe.

  • Friday, Aug. 27: Biden asks Pentagon to develop plans to strike back at Kabul airport attackers in Afghanistan. Tennis player Novak Djokovic looks to complete calendar Grand Slam at U.S. Open. Minnesota State Fair returns with a few changes and a bit of familiarity.

  • Saturday, Aug. 28: U.S. on alert for further Kabul attacks. Top 10 dog-friendly cars listed. Four tips to prepare for severe weather.

  • Sunday, Aug. 29: Gulf Coast residents flee as “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Ida draws near. Afghanistan fallout is hanging over presidential contenders. U.S. Open unfolds amid a focus on players’ mental health.

  • Monday, Aug. 30: Biden attends grim homecoming for troops killed in Afghanistan attack. Oil firms cut 96% of Gulf crude output as Hurricane Ida slams coast. Ed Asner, TV’s “Lou Grant,” dies at age 91.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 31: Hurricane Ida carves a path of destruction across Louisiana and leaves low-lying towns stranded. U.S., allies complete Afghan evacuations. Fewer people are taking Social Security benefits at age 62.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 1: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.

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