Minneapolis, November 2, 2007 Minnesota Monthly magazine received 10 awards at the 11th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association Excellence Awards ceremony on November 1, with 4 gold awards, 3 silver and 3 bronze awards.

Greenspring Media Group, the publisher of Minnesota Monthly magazine, was honored with an additional 17 awards for its other special interest and business/trade publications.

The annual Excellence Awards Competition was established by the Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association to recognize and foster outstanding publishing achievements. Minnesota Monthly was honored with the following awards:


Gold Honors

Best Feature Article
The Man from Fortune Bay,”
Minnesota Monthly, October 2006

Best Regular Column
Minnesota Monthly, July 2006,
August 2006, September 2006

Best Use of Visuals/Photography
True North,”
Minnesota Monthly, October 2006

Best Digital Media



Silver Honors

Best How-To Article
DIY Gourmet,”
Minnesota Monthly, March 2007

Best Overall Design
Minnesota Monthly, November 2006,
February 2007, March 2007

Best Single Cover
Minnesota Monthly, December 2006

MNMO Cover December 2006



Bronze Honors

Best Feature Article
Everything You Know About Minnesota is Wrong,”
Minnesota Monthly, June 2007

Best Single Cover
Minnesota Monthly, February 2007

MNMO Cover February 2007

Best Use of Visuals/Illustration
Animal Indulgence,”
Minnesota Monthly, February 2007

Animal Indulgence

Greenspring Media Group publishes Minnesota Monthly as well as several other magazines, including Midwest Home, Drinks, Real Food and multiple custom publications. In addition to the publishing segment of its business, Greenspring Media Group produces signature special events including the Twin Cities Food and Wine Experience and Luxury Home Tours.