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Prairie Public PBS Kids Writers Contest


Children in Prairie Public's broadcast area from kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to write and illustrate their own stories to submit in Prairie Public's PBS Kids Writers Contest. Every entrant is a winner and will receive a Certificate of Achievement and personalized, positive feedback. Top stories win prizes, and will be featured on the radio and the Prairie Public website.

Children who live in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota, and Manitoba are eligible to win. Others are welcome to submit stories to receive a Certificate of Achievement and personalized, positive feedback.

Thank you to all who entered our 2019 contest! See the winners below.

Winner: Kindergarten
"When the Button Got Lost"
by Jax L.
Winner: Grade 1
"The Case of the Missing Pizza"
by Elin K.
Winner: Grade 2
"El Camino a Fargo"
by Samara J.
Winner: Grade 3
"A Doggone Experience"
by Emilie H.
Red Ribbon Favorites: Kindergarten
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