2015 MPA Contest Winners

Skowhegan Fire Chief Shawn Howard carries a young girl who survived the crash when the vehicle in which she and three other children and an adult driver were riding slid off Norridgewock Road in Skowhegan and went down a ravine and struck a tree in January 2015. The photo won first place for a spot news photo in the Maine Press Association’s 2015 contest. Morning Sentinel Staff photo by David Leaming

Here are the winners of the 2015 MPA Better Newspaper Contest’s missing  Weekly News Story category, which was received after the Conference:

1st place: Dan Dunkle, The Courier-Gazette: “Memory of horrific fire haunts local friends, family”

2nd place: Susan Morse & Deborah McDermott, The York Weekly: “‘We were very lucky’: Microburst damage leaves residents busy but thankful,” “Town waiting to release funds”

3rd place: Dominik Lobkowicz, The Lincoln County News: “Owner of Jefferson property where body was found saw ‘red flags””
See all the 2015 Contest Winners.

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