2019 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Business Story ( 3,001 to 7,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Chaska Herald
    Entry Title: Restaurants seek workers in tight market
    Entry Credit: Lara Bockenstedt
    Judge Comment: Very comprehensive story. Smart use of stats bolsters the credibility. I also get the sense that many sectors of this community are communicating to solve this problem, and that's always a positive thing to publicly recognize and to read about.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Chanhassen Villager
    Entry Title: Tackling the trades
    Entry Credit: Unsie Zuege
    Judge Comment: Professionally reported piece in an interesting, concise way. Great use of quotes. I wish this could run in my paper.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Mound / Long Lake - The Laker Pioneer
    Entry Title: No stone left unturned
    Entry Credit: Elizabeth Hustad
    Judge Comment: Sophisticated writing style that uses just enough clues into the subject's personality without making the reader feel like the whole notebook had been emptied.
  • Competition Comment: None