E-Paper Highlights: E-edition highlights from the Echo Journal for Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2021

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


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, Nov. 25: Georgia jury convicts three men of Ahmaud Arbery’s murder. Justice Department to step up prosecution of unruly air passengers. Coronavirus infections break records across Europe.

  • Friday, Nov. 26: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, hunger has become a reality for many Minnesotans. New COVID-19 variant could beat vaccines. Movie review: Lady Gaga brings down the “House of Gucci.”

  • Saturday, Nov. 27: New COVID-19 variant Omicron triggers global alarm, market sell-off. Hollywood can’t get enough of the lives of the uber-wealthy.

  • Sunday, Nov. 28: U.S. issues “do not travel” advisory for eight African countries. More countries detect Omicron variant cases. New York mayor says everyone must be fully vaccinated to attend New Year’s Eve ball drop. Experts urge parents to learn about safe sleep practices for infants. Traveling nurses are in high demand due to the ongoing pandemic.

  • Monday, Nov. 29: President Biden is told it will take two weeks to have definitive data on the new coronavirus variant Omicron. A-Rod, David Ortiz headline baseball Hall of Fame Ballot from Hell. Packers improve to 9-3 with win and other NFL game results.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 30: President Biden urges vaccination as travel curbs tighten and World Health Organization says Omicron poses a very high global risk. Congress aims to avoid a government shutdown with a vote this week. Here are five things to start thinking about now for the Oscars.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 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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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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