2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Government/Public Affairs Reporting ( 3,001 to 7,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: St. Louis Park / Hopkins Sun Sailor
    Entry Title: "Water main break damage could cost millions of dollars"
    Entry Credit: Seth Rowe
    Judge Comment: Exceptional long-term coverage and meeting coverage giving local residents a voice. Excellent use of sourcing.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Sauk Rapids Herald
    Entry Title: County auditor-treasurer residency issues
    Entry Credit: Jakob Kounkel, Natasha Barber, Maria Bichler , Amanda Thooft
    Judge Comment: Excellent persistence in trying to get Inman to respond until she finally did. Great clarify in writing to explain the situation to readers.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Crystal/Robbinsdale/ New Hope/Gdn Valley Sun Post
    Entry Title: Kline's Road to Resignation
    Entry Credit: Alaina Rooker
    Judge Comment: Great continuing coverage that kept the pressure on for the right ending.
  • Competition Comment: None