TownNews.com customers won first place for best website in all five circulation categories of the Nebraska Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Awards were announced Saturday night (4/13/2013) at the conclusion of the NPA's annual convention in Lincoln. Honorees include:
- The Gering Courier won first place in Class A Weekly, the smallest newspapers.
- The Creighton News won first place in Class B Weekly.
- The Neligh News & Leader won first place in Class C Weekly.
- The Blair Washington County Pilot Tribune & Enterprise placed first in Class D Weekly, and the Seward County Independent finished third.
Kearney, North Platte, Grand Island and Gering all are part of the BH Media Midwest Division, formerly Midlands Newspapers.
Creighton and Neligh are owned by J.D. Printing and Publishing, Joan and David Wright publishers.
The Blair and Seward County newspapers are owned by Enterprise Publishing Co., the Rhoades family.
Congratulations to all!