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Hancock Record Editor Katie Erdman receives her "Best Columnist" award from Jody Hanson, publisher of the Alexandria Echo Press and 2009 president of the Minnesota Newspaper Association. Photo courtesy Stan Erdman.

Record editor wins state writing award

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Katie Erdman, editor of the Hancock Record, received the award for "Best Columnist " for small weekly newspapers in the 2008 Better Newspaper Contest.


The award was presented to Erdman last week by the Minnesota Newspaper Association during its annual convention in Bloomington.

There were a total of 24 entries in Erdman's division, which includes weekly newspapers with a circulation of up to 1,500.

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