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Press Times earns awards at 2019 Better Newspaper Contest

By Press Times Staff

GREEN BAY – The Press Times received a number of awards from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation during the 2019 Better Newspaper Contest.

Originally scheduled in March,  the convention to announce the winners of the WNAF Better Newspaper Contest was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2019, The Press Times competed in Division D, the category for weekly newspapers with circulation of 4,000 or more, the highest weekly newspaper category.

The awards won by The Press Times include:

First Place, Sports Feature, Rich Palzewic, “A menace on the gridiron, Meeuwsen begins rise on wrestling mat.”

First Place, Page Design, Sports, Rich Palzewic, Cody Popp.

Second Place, Business Coverage, Dan Flannery, “STEM Center, engineering program, on track to boost UWGB,” “Booyah’s new home has year-round expectations,” “Titletown Tech handling hundreds of new entrepreneurial pitches.”

Second Place, Best Front Page, Ben Rodgers, Cody Popp.

Second Place, Best Website, Staff.

Third Place, Reporting on Local Government, Kevin Boneske, “Architect selected for new Suamico fire station,” “Suamico board updated on plans for new fire station,” “Discussion on new Suamico fire station gets heated.”

Third Place, Feature (Non-profile), Lee Reinsch, “De Pere boys give back with bikes.”

Honorable Mention, General News Story, Kevin Boneske, “Board of Review denies Lodge Kohler’s assessment objection.”

“These awards from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association are a well-deserved acknowledgement of our stewardship and commitment to provide local content, for and about the Greater Green Bay community within our resources,” said Patrick J. Wood, Press Times publisher. “We appreciate the recognition for our efforts in fulfilling this mission.”

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