The Lawrence Journal-World collected the top newspaper award from the Kansas Press Assn.
The Journal-World received the Sweepstakes Award in its division during the KPA's annual convention last weekend at the Holidome in Lawrence.
The newspaper was the most-recognized publication in its class, winning 11 first-place Awards of Excellence from the association, as well as eight second-place awards, 13 third-place awards and nine honorable mentions.
"Winning the Sweepstakes Award is an outstanding achievement for our organization," said managing editor Dennis Anderson. "It is the result of the staff's hard work, dedication to covering the community and talent."