Havre Daily News reporter Tim Leeds has won a first-place award from Inland Press Association.
Leeds won the top prize in the investigative journalism category for newspapers with a daily circulation of 10,000 or less.
His award was for the story "National media focuses on Montana Legislature," which was about how national news programs, newspapers and late-night talk shows were discussing the activities of the 2011 legislative session.
Leeds' award was announced at the IPA's annual meeting in Chicago this morning.
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