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Pilot editorial earns award


November 14, 2019

A Petersburg Pilot editorial that was printed in July 2018 earned an Honorable Mention award in the National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Editorial Contest. Pilot co-publisher Ron Loesch accepted the award at the NNA annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin last month.

The editorial was written in response to a letter to the editor that criticized the police chief who took his sons on a successful bear hunting trip. Both shot their first bears, photos of which appeared in the Petersburg Pilot. The writer referred to the photos as "Dead bear pornography."

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