The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest.
We compete in the large newspaper category against the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press. First-place winners will be announced at a banquet on June 7. Here's a complete list of our work nominated by SPJ:[jump]
Story of the Year Erin Carlyle: Joe Gustafson Lives Above The Law
Spot News Kevin Hoffman: The Facebook Photos Tom Emmer Doesn't Want You To See
Long Feature Plagiarism, Inc.
Investigative Erin Carlyle: Joe Gustafson Lives Above The Law
Best Use of Public Records Nick Pinto: Jeremy Giefer could be Tim Pawlenty's Willie Horton
Business Spot News Nick Pinto: Jimmy Johns workers could form first fast-food union
Business Feature Andy Mannix: Plagiarism, Inc.
Sports News: Kevin Hoffman: Metrodome collapse: Maintenance man escaped deluge in fork lift
Sports Feature Erin Carlyle: Niklas Backstrom, the Wild's stone-cold secret weapon
General Column T.D. Mischke: Micheal Eyedea Larsen: A life remembered
Sports Column Judd Spicer: Judd Spicer joins St. Paul Pioneers
Website Jen Boyles, citypages.com
Newsroom Blog Hart Van Denburg: The Blotter
Continuing Coverage (Online) Nick Pinto: Jeremy Giefer could be Tim Pawlenty's Willie Horton
Best Use of Multimedia (Online) Emily Kaiser: Hip Hop High
Front Page Design: Melinda Beck, Nick Vlcek, July 14, 2010: Twin Cities Thinkers Kevin Cannon, Nick Vlcek, August 11, 2010: 4th Annual Comics Issue Craig Lassig, Mike Kooiman, December 8, 2010: Niklas Backstrom
Best Issue Matt Smith: Best of the Twin Cities 2010
Feature Photo Kate N.G. Sommers: Kitchen Ink
News Portrait Tony Nelson: Whitesand/Badlands
Sports Photo Tony Nelson: Visanthe Shiancoe