Meeting in Medora, the NDNA board last month chose the site for the next NDNA-SDNA joint convention -- Medora. Though concerned about whether the distant location would discourage some SDNA members from attending, the NDNA board saw Medora as a "destination" location that would put one of the state's crown jewels on display for newspaper folk from the south.
The buzz these days is all about online devices, but North Dakotans interested in their communities still turn to newspapers for reliable information, a new study shows. It also reveals that North Dakotans are perfectly happy with newspapers as the primary carrier of public notices from local and state government entities.
Harvey Brock, publisher of The Dickinson Press, has been elected president of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. Brock was elected Friday, April 28 at the association’s 131st annual convention in Aberdeen, S.D. He succeeds Sara Plum, editor of the Benson County Farmers Press in Minnewaukan and The Lakota American.
North Dakota newspapers have been judged “Best of the Dakotas” in four of five circulation categories. The awards were handed out Friday, April 28, 2017 during a joint convention of newspaper association members from the two states. This is the third time that newspapers from the two Dakotas have gone head-to-head in a general excellence style competition. The first time, in 2013, North Dakota won three of the five categories.
Pulitzer Prize winners Jacqui Banaszynski and Carol Guzy told their prize-winning stories at the 130th Annual North Dakota Newspaper Association convention in Crosby, ND on May 6. One of own, Mike Jacobs, formerly of the Grand Forks Herald, also told his Pulitzer story for the attendees.
Five newspapers have been judged best in their classes in the North Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper contest, plus many others were selected as special award winners. Awards were presented at the 130th Annual NDNA convention in Crosby, ND on May 6.
Sara J. Plum, editor of county newspapers in Minnewaukan and Lakota, has been elected president of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. Plum was elected Saturday, May 7 at the association’s 130th annual convention in Crosby. She succeeds Cecile Wehrman, publisher of The Journal in Crosby and The Tioga Tribune.