Local papers win awards
The Petoskey News-Review, Gaylord Herald Times and the Charlevoix Courier all recently received awards in the Michigan Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Members of the Colorado Newspaper Association reviewed 2,542 entries submitted by 102 Michigan newspapers.
"I am very proud of the hard work of our staff," News-Review editor Jeremy McBain said. "They work tirelessly, day-after-day, trying to bring readers the best publication they can. Our community deserves the best, and our staff strives to give that to them."
The winners include:
Petoskey News-Review in the Daily Class D category:
-- First place, Design, staff
-- First place, Feature Picture, "Hilarious," by G. Randall Goss
-- Second place, Editorial Writing, "Our View," by Ryan Bentley, Doug Caldwell, Jeremy McBain, Neil Stilwell and Babette Stenuis-Stolz
-- Second place, Lifestyle Pages, "Arts pages," by Babette Stenuis-Stolz
-- Second place, Special Section, "A Storm to Remember," staff
Charlevoix Courier in the weekly Class D category:
-- First place, Feature Story, "Amazing Grace," by Steve Zucker
-- Third place General Excellence for Design, Steve Zucker, Wendy Wolfsen and Jessie Peters
-- Third place, Design, Steve Zucker, Wendy Wolfsen and Jessie Peters
-- Third place, Feature Picture, "So long, summer," by Steve Zucker
Gaylord Herald Times in the Weekly Class C category:
-- Third place, Spot News Story, Michael Jones
-- Second place, News Enterprise Reporting, "Alpine House Fire, 1 Year Later," Lorene Parshall
-- Third place, Local Columnist, "Word Sandwich," Chris Engle