E-Paper Highlights: Sept. 2-8, 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 to all subscribers.

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, Sept. 2: Enbridge to move crude in new pipeline. Visitors explore the water, birders watch the skies at Kilen Woods State Park in Windom, Minnesota. Advocates hope White Earth wild rice case will boost environmental safeguards.

  • Friday, Sept. 3: Hurricane Ida’s record rain floods New York and New Jersey. Child tax credit checks go out soon. Next George Floyd trial may have less access.

  • Saturday, Sept. 4: Biden visits Louisiana after Hurricane Ida. Keep your stimulus money safe from scammers. Fall is theater time - new films listed.

  • Sunday, Sept. 5: Expired driver’s licenses open lane for cybercriminals. Fall hunters could face increased fire danger levels. It’s been a bad weed year for Minnesota lakes.

  • Monday, Sept. 6: 20 years after 9/11, New Yorkers are still haunted by terrorist attacks despite the healing that time brings. Hurricane Ida’s death count rises while 600,000 still lack power. COVID-19 boosters to start with Pfizer.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 7: Political map making will push many Minnesotans into revamped congressional districts. New “mu” variant now found in 49 states. Five Lynx among WNBA’s all-time top 25; they include Lindsay Whalen.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 8: 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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