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Superior Telegram wins 22 awards from Wisconsin Newspaper Association

The annual Better Newspaper Contest featured work from September 2020 through August 2021.

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Fireworks from the Lake Superior Ice Festival light up the sky above Fairlawn Mansion on Jan. 30, 2021, in Superior. The photo recently received first-place honors in the artistic photo category of Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram
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SUPERIOR — The Wisconsin Newspaper Association announced the winners of its 2020-2021 Better Newspaper Contest on Friday, June 24, in Madison, and the Superior Telegram was honored with 22 awards.

In the weekly newspapers division, the Telegram received the following awards.

Among all weeklies

  • Jed Carlson and Maria Lockwood, first place, All-Around Newspaper Photography.

Among weeklies with a circulation of 4,500 or more

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Winner of the 2021 Junior Iditarod, 14-year-old Morgan Martens, grins as a crowd welcomes him back to Superior on March 2, 2021, in the parking lot of Pilgrim Lutheran Church. The photo was included in the Telegram's first-place entry in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Maria Lockwood / File / Superior Telegram

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Centenarian Victoria Walman works on a rock scene in her craft room at her apartment at Villa Rita in Superior on Aug. 25, 2021. Photographs of Walman and her miniature scenes were among those submitted in the Telegram's first-place entry for All-Around Newspaper Photography in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram
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Two hikers check their phones as they sit down along the banks of the Black River near the Little Manitou Falls at Pattison State Park on Oct. 11, 2020. The photo was included in a photo gallery that earned Jed Carlson first-place honors in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram
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A fox pops its head up from just off the walking trail on Barker's Island in Superior on Jan. 26, 2021. The photo was included in Jed Carlson's second-place photo essay in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram
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The lighting display at 2101 E. St. in Superior is flipped upside down as it is photographed through a glass orb Dec. 9, 2020. The photo received third-place honors in the artistic photo category of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram
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Superior shortstop Jonny Rhodes (5) dives to stop a ball in the third inning against Duluth Marshall at NBC Spartan Sports Complex on April 29, 2021. The photo received honorable mention in the sports action photo category in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Jed Carlson / File / Superior Telegram

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