KOTA Reads

April 2015


South Dakota Public Radio

December 2014  



November 2014



  • National Federation of Press Women, First Place Humorous Column 2015
  • South Dakota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest, Second Place Best Local Humorous Column, 2014
  • National Federation of Press Women, Second Place Humorous Columns 2010 and 2012, Third Place Humorous Columns 2013 and 2014.
  • South Dakota Press Women, First Place Humor Columns 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
  • City of Foster City,California, Arts & Culture Committee 25th Annual Writers
  • Contest, First Place Humorous Essay Division, January 2000
  • New England Writers Network Humor Contest, Second Place, February 1999
  • Loudest Laf Laurel, Scher Maihem Publishing, Runner-up January 1996
  • Toastmasters Region IV Humorous Speech Contest, First Place, June 1995
  • National Writers Association Articles and Essays Contest, First place May 1995


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