E-Paper Highlights: April 22-28, 2021

Take a look at just some of what was on the Echo Journal's e-paper pages in the last week.


Here’s a taste of what was published in our e-papers online every day in the past week. Visit to find news that happens between our print editions.:

  • Thursday, April 22: Biden offers tax credits for COVID-19 vaccination paid time off. Long list of issues found at U.S. Johnson & Johnson vaccine plant. Prince fans mark the fifth anniversary of his death.

  • Friday, April 23: U.S. passes bill to make Washington, D.C., a state. “Sasquatch” docuseries has something for everyone. Frazee woman finds TikTok success as That Midwestern Mom.

  • Saturday, April 24: U.S. to resume use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine immediately. Trends for 2021 growing season.

  • Sunday, April 25: Minnesota state parks offer quiet getaways. The battle for cruises to resume in the U.S. heats up. Nine good poems to help you make it through life.

  • Monday, April 26: Oldest known Pearl Harbor survivor dies at age 103. “Nomandland” wins Best Picture at Academy Awards.

  • Tuesday, April 27: Supreme Court takes case on carrying concealed handguns. How changes to the Oscars fell flat. Most Minnesota schools to stay open despite growing COVID-19 spread among students.

  • Wednesday, April 28: 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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