Be sure to activate your online access that is free as part of your print subscription by visiting pineandlakes.com/activate. 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, Sept 23: US Senate Democrats see showdown vote on debt next week. Wildfires approach more giant sequoias. Fla. lawmaker proposes Texas-style abortion law. Charges: Shooter told dad he 'snapped,' killed 4. Minneapolis police to get bystander training

Friday, Sept. 24: CDC advisory panel suggests booster shots, Eruption on La Palma threatens banana crop. Bold wild boars invade Rome's mayoral election race. Comcast launches XiOne: This is the company's first global streaming device. Suspect struck by a squad vehicle after shooting at police has died.

Saturday, Sept 25: US border camp closed. CDC backs COVID boosters for high-risk adults, workers, elderly. Ex-offenders get 2nd look: companies struggle to find workers in labor market disrupted by pandemic. Add these items to your fall maintenance checklist.

Sunday, Sept. 26: North Korea says hope is alive for peace, summit with the south. Mexican workers get around border closure by taking to the skies. The lost manuscript of Kate DiCamillo. BCBS ending coverage at 4 Minnesota pain clinics.

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Monday, Sept. 27.: Once in a generation: German SPD edges ahead of conservatives in Sunday election. Hamilton is first F1 driver with 100 wins. Minnesota community says goodbye to revered auctioneer. Midwest food-grade soybean exporter pushing to resume normal export business.

Tuesday, Sept 28.: Reagan's shooter wins 'unconditional release'. Ford issues global recall on 2021 Mustang. Rugged terrain lures mountain bikers to northeastern Minnesota. Scientists seize chance to study phosphorus in low Minnesota River.

Wednesday, Sept. 29.: Find this week's Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.