Jun. 27—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.
* Jed Carlson and Maria Lockwood, first place, All-Around Newspaper Photography.
* Jed Carlson, first place, artistic photo for
"Lake Superior Ice Festival Fireworks."
* Jed Carlson, first place, photo gallery for
"A secret spot at Pattison State Park."
* Jon Nowacki, first place, sports news story for
"Spartans no match for defending state-champion Ledgers in penalty-filled game."
* Telegram staff, first place, best sports pages
* Maria Lockwood, second place, localized national story for
"Poplar Eagle Scouts soar into new territory."
* Jon Nowacki, second place, sports news story for
"Kaufman, Tigers win seesaw game against Rice Lake in first matchup between teams in 35 years."
* Jon Nowacki, second place, sports feature story for
"Mike Granlund, a welcoming presence with Northwestern sports for more than three decades."
* Jed Carlson, second place, artistic photo for
"Lights, Santa bring holiday cheer to Douglas County."
* Jed Carlson, second place, photo essay for
"Playing with foxes?"
* Dan Williamson, second place, best video for
"The sights from seas of the Apostle Islands."
* Telegram staff, second place, best opinion pages.
* Maria Lockwood, third place, general news story for
"Morning lines, steady flow as Douglas County voters go to the polls."
* Maria Lockwood, third place, enterprise/interpretive reporting for
"Detectives dive into 1966 murder of 14-year-old paperboy."
* Jed Carlson, third place, photo gallery for
"Superior firefighters hone rescue skills at Fraser Shipyards."
* Telegram staff, third place, best headlines.
* Telegram staff, third place, best use of local photography in advertising.
* Shelley Nelson, honorable mention, coronavirus coverage.
* Maria Lockwood, honorable mention, business coverage.
* Jed Carlson, honorable mention, spot news photo for
"Superior standoff ends with woman jumping from second-story window."
* Jed Carlson, honorable mention, sports action photo for
"Making the catch."
* Jed Carlson, honorable mention, sports feature photo for