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 in the past week. Each e-paper is seven to nine pages of world, national, state, business, entertainment and sports news:

  • Thursday, Oct. 14: William Shatner becomes the oldest space traveler. Social Security COLA increase is highest in decades. Minnesota's own "Bachelorette" Michelle Young is a good sport - no matter what game.

  • Friday, Oct. 15: New cemetery will let veterans rest closer to home. FDA advisers back Moderna booster for older, high risk people. Initial jobless claims drop.

  • Saturday, Oct. 16: U.S. senators to introduce antitrust legislation. Second J&J COVID-19 shot gets expert backing. U.S. to lift restrictions Nov. 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers.

  • Sunday, Oct. 17: Minnesota native heads No. 1 camping app. Monoclonal antibodies help patients fight COVID-19. Spacecraft lifts off to explore asteroids, space "fossils."

  • Monday, Oct. 18: Things could get a lot worse: Tahoe's extreme fluctuations in water levels increasing. Sixteen American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti returning from orphanage. Southeast Minnesota dealer desperate for parts and people as harvest rolls on.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 19: Colin Powell, top U.S. soldier and diplomat, dies. Too many chances? - Accused St. Paul bar shooter could have gone to prison four times; he was sent once. Factory output falls in fresh supply chain warning.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 20: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.

Newsletter signup for email alerts