Newspaper of the Year

The Iowa Newspaper Association Newspaper of the Year honor is bestowed upon the newspaper that has accumulated the highest point totals from placing first, second or third in all eligible contest categories, among all circulation classes.

Congratulations to the Des Moines Register, the 2015 Newspaper of the Year!

Past winners

2015    Des Moines Register

2014    Des Moines Register

2013    Carroll Daily Times Herald

2012    Des Moines Register

2011    Des Moines Register

2010    Des Moines Register

2009    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

2008    Des Moines Register

2007    Des Moines Register

2006    Des Moines Register

2005    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

2004    Des Moines Register

2003    It’s a tie! Des Moines Register and Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

2002    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

2001    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

2000    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1999    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1998    Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune

1997    Indianola Record-Herald & Tribune

1996    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1995    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1994    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1993    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1992    Adel Dallas County News

1991    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1990    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1989    Cedar Rapids Gazette

1988    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1987    Cedar Rapids Gazette

1986    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1985    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1984    Cedar Rapids Gazette

1983    Davenport Quad City Times

1982    Sheldon N’West Iowa Review

1981    Iowa City (U of I) Daily Iowan

1980    Burlington Hawk Eye

1979    Eldridge North Scott Press

1978    Cherokee Daily Times

1977    Cherokee Daily Times

1976    Iowa City (U of I) Daily Iowan

1975    Burlington Hawk Eye

1974    Burlington Hawk Eye

1973    Cresco Times-Plain Dealer

1972    Cresco Times-Plain Dealer

1971    Alton Democrat

1970    Algona Upper Des Moines