2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Hard News ( 10,001 and Over Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Fargo/Moorhead - The Forum
    Entry Title: Tragedy & nightmare; mother and baby recovering after restaurant shooting
    Entry Credit: Robin Huebner
    Judge Comment: Stood out due to the large amount of context and information the reporter was able to add to this in a short period of time. Well written and put a face on the issue as well.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Duluth News Tribune
    Entry Title: Duluth school district considers changes to police contract
    Entry Credit: Joe Bowen
    Judge Comment: Great use of data and numbers to show not tell a glaring issue that impacts a school district.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Rochester - Post Bulletin
    Entry Title: Pine Island nursing home had litany of problems
    Entry Credit: Matthew Stolle
    Judge Comment: Important look behind the scenes at what might happen to some of a communities most vulnerable.
  • Competition Comment: There were a ton of strong entries this year.