Subscribers, have you activated your digital account at yet?

If not, I implore you - please do! We want you to take advantage of everything that is included with your print subscription.

As an extra incentive, subscribers who activate their digital accounts will be put in a drawing for a $200 gift card to Pequot Lakes Supervalu. It’s a win-win for our subscribers - get a chance to win groceries on us, plus more news online any time you want it.

It won’t cost you anything - it’s part of the print subscription you already have. Simply go to to connect that subscription to your digital account. Then look at your e-paper every day - not just Wednesdays when our print newspaper publishes - for state, national, world, sports, entertainment, business news and more.

We're excited about all the formats we have to offer you to get news from us 24/7. We mailed a flyer to subscribers explaining the easy steps to activate your digital account.

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So I encourage you to activate your account and check out your local news online - and get that chance to win free groceries.

Here are some of the top reasons why it’s to your benefit to activate your digital access if you haven't already:

  • Get access to stories not found in print and headlines in real time.

  • Get unlimited access to all sites, e-papers and apps within our Forum Communications news network. Check it out at You have access to 20-plus sites with just one set of login credentials.

  • Read e-papers in the exact format of the print newspaper, even on days when print is not delivered. Plus they include more news.

  • Find online comics and puzzles that are different than those you find in print.

  • Get news stories in a variety of formats, including podcasts and video.

  • Get access to email newsletters on a variety of topics so you never miss an important headline. Breaking news, daily news, sports, obituaries and more.

  • Obtain exclusive access to member events and discounts.

  • Enjoy award-winning journalism and quality community content 24/7.

What are you waiting for? Go activate that digital account now. And thank you for supporting community journalism, especially as we mark National Newspaper Week this week and the work journalists do to keep their communities informed.

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Nancy Vogt may be reached at 218-855-5877 or Follow her on Facebook and on Twitter at