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Monday, July 22, 2024

Citizen brings home state awards

The Cottonwood County Citizen received statewide recognition this week, bringing home six awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.

Among those awards were four first-place finishes in the Citizen’s circulation class.

The Citizen received first-place honors for General Reporting, Sports Reporting, Photography as a Whole and Editorial Page.

A second-place award went to reporter Joel Alvstad in Category X, which for this year’s contest was public health. The award was for a three-part series on the impact of the COVID pandemic on the local health care industry.

The Citizen also received a third-place award for Typography and Design.

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