E-Paper Highlights: June 24-30, 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 June 28, 2021 Nation Plus section of the digital Echo Journal e-edition. Screen shot.

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 24: FDA to add warnings to COVID-19 vaccines. Warren Buffett resigns from Gates Foundation. Harrison Ford injured while making a movie.

  • Friday, June 25: U.S. restaurants pass on soaring costs to customers. Deal reached on $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan. Dozens of people are missing after part of a Florida residential tower collapses.

  • Saturday, June 26: Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 ½ years in prison for George Floyd’s murder. Used car prices are poised to peak. Stage set at Wimbledon.

  • Sunday, June 27: Trump hints at plans for 2024: “We will take back America.” Hopes dim as fire hinders rescue efforts at collapsed Florida building. Officials plead to reopen the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Monday, June 28: Search continues as death toll in Florida condo collapse rises to nine. Barr had a profanity-laden split with Trump over election fraud claims. Minnesota Twin among seven players to watch as MLB nears trade deadline.

  • Tuesday, June 29: Pacific Northwest cities grind to a halt in record heat. Transgender student wins bathroom fight. Longnose gar fish to be protected in Minnesota.

  • Wednesday, June 30: 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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