E-Paper Highlights: March 18-24, 2021

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

Cover detail from the Tuesday., March 23, 2021 Nation Plus section of the digital e-paper version of the Echo Journal.

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Here’s just a taste of what was published in our e-papers online every day in the past week:

  • Thursday, March 18: Georgia man faces murder, assault charges after killing eight. Inver Grove Heights man’s life may be changed - permanently - after surviving COVID-19. Find a 2021 NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket.

  • Friday, March 19: Atlanta police search for motive in spa murders. NBC breaks silence on Golden Globes controversy. Quarterback Matthew Stafford is ready to join the LA Rams.

  • Saturday, March 20: Working from home takes a physical toll. What to know about pressure washing your house. Torch relay struggles highlight hurdles for pandemic Olympics.

  • Sunday, March 21: Marvel Comics to introduce gay Captain America in new series. International spectators barred from summer Olympics. Find a 2021 NCAA women’s basketball tournament bracket.

  • Monday, March 22: “Border is closed,” Homeland Security chief says as crossings surge. SWAT teams, pepper balls used to enforce spring break curfew in Miami. Serena is the latest big name skipping the Miami Open.

  • Tuesday, March 23: Colorado supermarket shooting kills 10, including police officer. AstraZeneca says its vaccine was 79% effective in U.S. trials. Cassette tapes are the new old thing to love.

  • Wednesday, March 24: 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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