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Enterprise Journal receives awards in 2021 Iowa Newspaper Contest

The Enterprise Journal team is proud to announce that we have received the following awards in the 2021 Iowa Newspaper Contest in the Weekly Newspaper Class II:

First place

Best Front Page

Best Sports Section


Best Coverage of Education

"STA student takes Esports to collegiate level"
By Savannah Howe, April 4, 2020

"Finding the new normal: St. Ansgar HS chooses in-person class full time, elementary to move forward with hybrid learning; Osage to attend school in-person four days a week, full online options also available"
By Madi Schmidt and Savannah Howe, July 25, 2020

"Smiles between Saints"
By Savannah Howe, January 25, 2020

"St. Ansgar's graduating class turns their tassels on 2020"
By Savannah Howe, May, 2020

"Elementary teachers voice concerns at September school board meeting"
By Sam Riley, September 26, 2020

Best Coverage of Business

"After half a century, Gordy's Repair and Implement keeps on"
By Savannah Howe, August 15, 2020

"The big reason you should shop small"
By Travis Charlson, December 7, 2019

"From farm to your table"
By Savannah Howe, May 23, 2020

By Savannah Howe, June 6, 2020

"The business of ice cream"
By Savannah Howe, February 15, 2020

Best Video

"Game Day"
By Travis Charlson, March 4, 2020

Best Podcast

"Locally Podcast"
Produced by Travis Charlson

Best Photo Story

"The Homecoming parade"
By Savannah Howe, September 26, 2020

Second place

Best Sports Feature Story

"Relative Rivalry"
By Travis Charlson

Best Sports Photo

By Travis Charlson

Third place

Best Feature Page


Best COVID-19 Coverage

By Travis Charlson and Savannah Howe

Best Photographer

Travis Charlson

Best Ad Featuring Agriculture

General Excellence

We thank our readers for making continued coverage by Enterprise Journal possible!

The work that has been awarded in this year's contest is credited to:
Savannah Howe (Managing Editor), Travis Charlson (Multimedia and Sports), Mike Denning (Design), Kathie Blake (Photography), Madi Schmidt (Reporting), Sam Riley (Reporting).

Thank you to our publishers, Lindsey Falk and L.R. Construction, for the continued support of our ambitions here at the Enterprise Journal.