E-Paper Highlights: Sept. 16-22, 2021

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

Thumbnail front page images of the daily PineandLakes Echo Journal Nation Plus digital section available with a PineandLake Echo Journal subscription.

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 in the past week. Each e-paper is seven to nine pages of world, national, state, business, entertainment and sports news:

  • Thursday, Sept. 16: U.S. gymnasts testify that FBI and other officials failed to stop Larry Nassar’s abuse. North and South Korea conduct missile tests. Four fall movies that celebrate the beauty of autumn.

  • Friday, Sept. 17: Echo Journal’s Crosslake Days special section. Lumber prices are down, but still pricey for MInnesota homeowners and builders. Fire closes in on Sequoia National Forest in California. “Jeopardy!” goes with Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings as hosts.

  • Saturday, Sept. 18: Airfares are lower than usual right now. Make your kitchen look expensive on a budget. National Guard troops are on standby over “threats of violence” at U.S. Capitol rally.

  • Sunday, Sept. 19: Biden administration will “accelerate” removal of migrants. Early studies show Tobacco 21 is successful in decreasing youth smoking. Paperback books that will help you ease into fall. Can any team stop the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

  • Wednesday, Sept. 22: 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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