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KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS

(January 20, 2020) – Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) announced the winners of the 10th Keep Iowa Beautiful Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of Iowa’s natural and environmental beauty. KIB wants to learn what resonates with Iowans based on the photographs they share through this annual photography contest.

FIRST PLACE: Katharine Gail Vogel of Marshalltown. (Adventure in Loess Hills). 1st place winner awarded $50 and a one year subscription to Our Iowa magazine.

SECOND PLACE: Mark Iwig of Johnston. (Sunrise at Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge in Des Moines) 2nd place winner awarded $40 and a one year subscription to Our Iowa magazine.

THIRD PLACE: Willard Sharp of Madrid. (The Milky Way and a Tractor) 3rd place winner awarded $30 and a one year subscription to Our Iowa magazine.

HONORABLE MENTIONS went to Aaron Miller of Carlisle and Mark Iwig of Johnston.

“This is a great way for Iowans to share what they like about rural and urban Iowa,” said Kevin Techau, KIB Executive Director. “This photo contest offers both amateur and experienced photographers an opportunity to tell Iowa’s story in a fun, engaging way.”

The photos will be featured in KIB’s quarterly newsletter and on the KIB website during the year: www.keepiowabeautiful.com Over 30 entries were received.

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1ST PLACE…
Katharine Gail Vogel from Marshalltown
“Adventure in Loess Hills”

2ND PLACE…
Mark Iwig from Johnston
“Sunrise at Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge”

3RD PLACE…
Willard Sharp from Madrid
“The Milky Way and a Tractor”

Honorable Mention
Aaron Miller-Carlisle
“July Sunset Storm and Windmill”

Honorable Mention
Mark Iwig-Johnston
“Sunset at St. Paul’s Evangelical Church”