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The Chippewa Herald was recognized with two first place honors and four other awards Friday at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s annual awards ceremony in Madison.

The honors included a first place award for the best overall sports section for Sports editor Brandon Berg and writers Ben Peterson, Spencer Flaten and Travis Nyhus.

Winners announced Friday were:

  • First Place, Overall Newspaper Awards, Sports Section, Brandon Berg, Ben Peterson
  • First Place, Reporting/Writing, Local Sports Column, Brandon Berg
  • Second Place, Reporting/Writing, Enterprise/Interpretive Reporting, Rod Stetzer
  • Third Place, Reporting/Writing, Sports News Story, Spencer Flaten
  • Third Place, Reporting/Writing, Sports Feature, Spencer Flaten
  • Honorable Mention, Photography, Photo Essay, Brandon Berg

The awards recognize the best in writing, reporting, photography, presentation and advertising for newspapers of all sizes across Wisconsin.


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