2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Lynn Smith Community Leadership Award ( 10,001 and Over Multi-Day,5,001 - 10,000 Multi-Day,Under 5,000 Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Mankato - The Free Press
    Entry Title: Hidden Crisis: Series on mental health
    Entry Credit: Free Press Staff
    Judge Comment: Wow. The leadership displayed by this newspaper in the mental health crisis in their community was nothing short of amazing. Great job@
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Fargo/Moorhead - The Forum
    Entry Title: Desperate for guardians
    Entry Credit: Forum staff
    Judge Comment: Great job in exposing an issue that needs remedied ASAP. Great reporting and advocating for a group that can feel voiceless.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Fergus Falls - The Daily Journal
    Entry Title: Daily Journal Lynn Smith Community Leadership Award
    Entry Credit: Heather Kantrud
    Judge Comment: Great project for community engagement. Keep it up!
  • Competition Comment: None