2019 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Hard News ( Over 7,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Alexandria - The Echo Press
    Entry Title: Eerie Echoes
    Entry Credit: Celeste Edenloff
    Judge Comment: It's an impressive the writer of this article was able to recognize the similarities between the incidents and fashion them together to where the reader can understand both scenarios. The lead was strong enough to draw readers into the story and the flow kept them wanting to read more.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Rochester - Agri News
    Entry Title: Roof collapse forces family to sell dairy herd
    Entry Credit: Noah Fish
    Judge Comment: Some topics can be difficult to write. This one of them considering the family's loss of their dairy herd, but the writer was able to show readers the complete story.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Cambridge - Isanti-Chisago County Star
    Entry Title: 'Predator Hunters' video leads to criminal charges
    Entry Credit: Jennifer Kotila
    Judge Comment: None
  • Competition Comment: None