E-Paper Highlights: June 10-16, 2021

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

Detail from the front page of the June 11, 2021 Nation Plus section of the daily PineandLakes Echo Journal e-edition. Screenshot / 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, June 10: Canada takes steps to lift border restrictions. Visit Zippel Bay State Park on Lake of the Woods. “In the Heights” musical arrives in theaters.

  • Friday, June 11: Demand soars for Ford’s all-electric F-150 Lightning. Rising cost of lumber even causes picnic table prices to soar. Brisbane is set to land the 2032 Olympics.

  • Saturday, June 12: First Caribbean cruise has two passengers test positive for COVID-19. “Crazy Rich Asians” director has regrets about stereotypical depictions. The legacy of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” as film turns 40.

  • Sunday, June 13: States ply COVID-19 unvaccinated with incentives. Courage Kenny fishing contest offers outdoor fun for adults. College Football Playoffs looking at expansion.

  • Monday, June 14: Florida city sells its water tower by mistake. Clothing brands bet all-day workout gear is here to stay. Minnesota Lynx to retire two players’ numbers.

  • Tuesday, June 15: U.S. exceeds 600,000 COVID-19 deaths. Bargain airfare ends as demand increases. Former Beach Boy Brian Wilson details good and bad vibrations in documentary.

  • Wednesday, June 16: 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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