E-Paper Highlights: March 4-10, 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 Tues., March 9, 2021 Nation Plus section of the PineandLakes Echo Journal e-edition.

Subscribers, be sure to activate your online access that is free as part of your print subscription. Visit to find out 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, March 4: Hennepin County Courthouse locked down days before Chauvin trial. Senate Democrats trim parts of COVID-19 aid bill. “Embarrassed” Cuomo responds to sexual misconduct claims.

  • Friday, March 5: CEO says YouTube will lift ban on Trump channel when risk of violence decreases. Minnesota grandparents go viral on TikTok. Thirty years later, memories of Grand Rapids oil spill linger in Line 3 fight.

  • Saturday, March 6: U.S. job growth surges past estimated. A quarter-century later, the musical “Rent” still resonates. Chaka named NFL’s first Black female official.

  • Sunday, March 7: Democrats push Biden’s COVID-19 bill through Senate on party-line vote. What you need to know before you take a road trip this spring. Zebra mussel infected lakes have varying impacts on walleye.

  • Monday, March 8: Who will get $1,400 checks and what does it mean? Doctors and personal trainers share the safe way to return to exercise after COVID-19. Adults rediscover the comfort of snow pants.

  • Tuesday, March 9: U.S. House will take up Senate’s coronavirus bill by Wednesday. In Britain, Harry and Meghan interview is already facing criticism. It’s the 25th anniversary of “Fargo.”

  • Wednesday, March 10: 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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