Superior Telegram wins 22 awards from Wisconsin Newspaper Association

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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

"Photo ready."