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ND photograph receives world recognition

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A photograph from the North Dakota Museum of Art’s “Songs for Spirit Lake” exhibition recently received a World Press Photo award, gaining worldwide recognition.
Photographer Rena Effendi, one of six artists commissioned for th…continue reading on

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp hosts Facebook photo contest

August 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., launched a contest Tuesday to replace her cover photo on Facebook, according to a news release from her office. Continue Reading

Fairfax man shoots video with aerial drone

July 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic

YouTube contest could replace his wrecked aircraft.
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New record in winning a cheese-curd eating contest

June 3, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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Can you woof down a half-pound of cheese curds in less than two minutes? Continue Reading

Fish contest offers up to $8,000 prize for anglers on Lake Osakis

May 16, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Osakis Lions Club will host its 33rd annual Walleye fishing tournament on Lake Osakis Father’s Day weekend, June 15 and 16. Continue Reading

Congressional art contest open to SD high schoolers

April 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., and the South Dakota Arts Council have announced the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery.
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SD girl, age 6, disqualified in duck stamp event

April 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday that she was disqualified after officials learned she had copied it from an image, which is against contest rules.
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Big fish, little fish, prize fish

February 12, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Chad Malvin of Carlos doesn’t usually fish for northerns through the ice, but on Saturday, he was willing to make an exception.
“On a day like today, I put down a big jig with a big [shiner] minnow, hoping,” he said. “Because I knew a smaller northern is a bigger fish in this tournament.” Continue Reading

Echo Press wins 23 awards in state contest

January 31, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Echo Press received the second most points in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual contest among all non-daily newspapers in the state.
For the second straight year, the Detroit Lakes Tribune, another Forum Communications Company newspaper, accumulated the most points, 86, to win the prestigious Mills Trophy.
The Echo Press was next with 82 points, winning the Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award competition, six additional first place awards, six second place awards and 10 third place awards. Continue Reading

Take part in our ‘Tis the Season contest

November 27, 2012 in The Osakis Review

The Osakis Review has partnered again with local businesses to offer a ‘Tis the Season hidden holiday symbol contest. Continue Reading