E-Paper Highlights: July 8-14, 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 Monday, July 12, 2012 Nation Plus section digital edition of the PineandLakes Echo Journal. Available to all subscribers daily.

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 8: Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google. Search for survivors called off with nearly 100 people still missing in Florida condo collapse. Gunmen assassinate Haitian president.

  • Friday, July 9: U.S. military sources to leave Afghanistan by Aug. 31. Dr. Anthony Fauci urges getting COVID-19 vaccine as delta variant surges. Spectators will be banned from Olympics in Tokyo to curb the spread of COVID-19.

  • Saturday, July 10: What boomer retirement means for the economy. Maya Moore is a star on and off the basketball court. Find a breath of fresh air in your home.

  • Sunday, July 11: Five things to know about the vast Vegas hotel-casino that just opened. Nursing homes across the Upper Midwest are in peril. New paintball course in northwestern Minnesota stresses sportsmanship, excitement.

  • Monday, July 12: Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic crew complete suborbital space flight. “Black Widow” debuts with a dazzling $80 million in theaters. How should you dress post-pandemic?

  • Tuesday, July 13: Texas Democratic lawmakers flee state as part of an orchestrated move to thwart voting restrictions. U.S. Pacific Northwest heat wave bakes wheat, fruit crops. What’s happening to Minnesota’s COVID relief rent payments?

  • Wednesday, July 14: 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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