2019 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Business Story ( Over 7,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Alexandria - The Echo Press
    Entry Title: Bricks and Clicks
    Entry Credit: Ross Evavold, Paula Quam, Lowell Anderson, Echo Press Staff
    Judge Comment: In depth, well 0written, many aspects covered
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Minnetonka/Hopkins/Excelsior Sun Sailor
    Entry Title: "Tommy's Tonka Trolley owner adopts first customer"
    Entry Credit: Paige Kieffer
    Judge Comment: Heart warming, feel good story
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Cambridge - Isanti-Chisago County Star
    Entry Title: Miracle on Main Street: Chance meeting leads to collaboration, highly anticipated new eatery
    Entry Credit: Lori Zabel
    Judge Comment: Great local quotes, well organized
  • Competition Comment: Many stories focused on downtown business but from different points of view. Overall entries were well-written and showed much research on subject.