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Winners named in Cottonwood County Fair Talent Contest

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — Nineteen acts competed in the 33rd annual Cottonwood County Fair Talent Contest Thursday night in the Windom Arena, taking home more than $600 in prize money.

Winning first place in the Open Division was an instrumental quartet — Cour…continue reading on dglobe.com

Chamberlain woman anticipating results from national floral design contest

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHAMBERLAIN — In September, Chamberlain native Patience Pickner found out she was selected to compete in a national floral competition.

Pickner, the owner of The Picket Fence, a Chamberlain-based floral shop, learned she was going to compete…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

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