E-Paper Highlights: July 1-7, 2021

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

Detail from the front page of the Monday, July 5, 2021 Nation Plus section of the 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, July 1: Bill Cosby is released from prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns his sexual assault conviction. Trump visits the border.

  • Friday, July 2: U.S. Supreme Court gives states more leeway to restrict voting. Judge rules against Britney Spears. Japan’s prime minister says it’s possible the Olympics will be held with no spectators.

  • Saturday, July 3: Demand for pickup trucks remains high. Six ways to get the most out of your A/C.

  • Sunday, July 4: Discord over Alzheimer’s drug sparks debate. Some people really are faking their COVID-19 vaccine cards. Dodgers celebrate World Series title at the White House.

  • Monday, July 5: Americans’ July Fourth celebrations sparkle after pandemic cancellations. Collapsed condo demolished as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches. Tyson recalls 8.5 million pounds of frozen, cooked chicken.

  • Tuesday, July 6: Tropical Storm Elsa makes landfall in Cuba and is on track to hit Florida. Hackers that affect hundreds of businesses around the world lower the asking price to $50 million. Amazon creator Jeff Bezos steps down.

  • Wednesday, July 7: 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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