E-Paper Highlights: Aug. 5-11, 2021

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

Cover detail from the Friday, August 6, 2021 issue of the Nation Plus section of the daily digital PineandLakes Echo Journal.

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. 5: Local prosecutors look into alleged sexual harassment by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Dr. Anthony Fauci fears a more severe COVID-19 variant is coming. Minnesotan and UConn basketball star Paige Bueckers files a trademark application to protect her nickname, “Paige Buckets.” Former Minneapolils police officers request a separate trial from Chauvin.

  • Friday, Aug. 6: Biden aims for 50% electric vehicles by 2030. Tom Brady to attend Peyton Manning’s Hall of Fame induction. U.S. women’s soccer team wins Olympics bronze medal. Fifty-six new Minnesota State Fair beverages on tap.

  • Saturday, Aug. 7: U.S. Postal Service finalizes plan to slow some mail deliveries. U.S. job growth exceeds forecast. Olympic bronze medal makes Allyson Felix track’s most decorated woman.

  • Sunday, Aug. 8: Meth bust at California border crossing is likely the largest in U.S. history. Seattle meteorologist sparks controversy by diving into heat wave climate science. Allyson Felix, U.S. outclass the field in Olympics relay win.

  • Monday, Aug. 9: Violating Canadian border requirements comes with hefty fines. Dixie wildfire is the second-largest in California history. U.S. women claim seventh straight basketball gold medal at the Olympics.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 10: Delta variant pushes U.S. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations to six-month high. Climate change report sounds “code red for humanity.” Paris looks beyond pandemic as host of 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Five things to know in Minnesota as delta variant surges before school starts.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 11: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.

Read the newest issue or read the archives .

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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