E-PaperHighlights: April 29-May 5, 2021

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

Cover detail of the Sunday, May 2, 2021 Nation Plus section of the PineandLakes Echo Journal digital issue.

The Echo Journal offers an e-paper of seven to nine pages of world, national, state, business, entertainment and sports news seven days a week. Visit to connect your print and digital accounts to access our e-paper, which in the past week included:

  • Thursday, April 29: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies at age 90. How to start reselling common products on eBay. Britney Spears fans are eager for the pop star to speak at hearing.

  • Friday, April 30: Biden marks first 100 days. New York mayor envisions full reopening by July 1. Federer to auction off Grand Slam memorabilia. Top three picks in NFL Draft are quarterbacks.

  • Saturday, May 1: Biden bans most travel from the U.S. to India to limit spread of COVID-19. Movie: “Without Remorse” is a revenge thriller. Tips to improve home’s energy efficiency.

  • Sunday, May 2: Celebrate a return to travel with seven must-see destinations. Telehealth - how a pandemic-era solution is transforming health care. Packers confirm commitment to Rodgers.

  • Monday, May 3: SpaceX Dragon, crew of astronauts splash down in the Gulf of Mexico. What does drop in COVID-19 vaccine demand mean for herd immunity? Feathers and sneakers - Oscars looks that missed the mark. Medina Spirit wins Kentucky Derby.

  • Tuesday, May 4: Minnesota businesses struggle with back-to-work plans. Burns vaults in Ryder Cup, world rankings. Here are 12 new movies to see this summer.

  • Wednesday, May 5: 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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