E-PaperHighlights: May 27-June 2, 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 cover of the May 29, 2021 Nation Plus section of the digital edition of the PineandLakes Echo Journal.

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, May 27: Canadians cautious on border reopening. Experience the wonders both natural and man-made at Glendalough State Park. Biden orders review of COVID-19 origins as lab leak theory is still under debate.

  • Friday, May 28: DNR conservation officer remembered for passion, fearlessness. Woods says No. 1 goal is walking on his own. Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer reveal “Friends” crush.

  • Saturday, May 29: White House prepares $6 trillion budget plan. Vaccinated kids can go maskless at camp. “The Crown” prepares to ascend to the drama series throne.

  • Sunday, May 30: Focus on infrastructure safety, advocates say. Keep your eyes peeled for these 11 summer mystery reads. Tips to keep your dog safe outdoors during the summer.

  • Monday, May 31: CDC data indicates the U.S. is on track for a July 4 vaccination target. Official warns of more pandemics if COVID-19 origin isn’t found.

  • Tuesday, June 1: President Biden defends America’s “imperfect” democracy on Memorial Day. China lifts cap on births in major policy shift. New book details what you can do “up north.”

  • Wednesday, June 2: Find this week’s Echo Journal pages, along with extra pages of state, national, world, sports, business and entertainment news.

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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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