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    Theodore Roosevelt

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2012 Photo Contest Winner

Grand Prize Winner 2012 Photo Contest
Kim Wehner: Kennewick, WA

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Date: December 11, 2012
Contact: Eileen Andes, 701-623-4466

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Photo Contest Winner Announced

The National Park Service and the Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association
announced the winner of the first Annual "Picture Yourself in Theodore Roosevelt National
Park" Photo Contest on Saturday.

Kim Wehner of Kennewick, WA won the Grand Prize with her scenic photo entitiled, "Little
Missouri." Wehner's photo will be featured on the park's 2013 Annual Park Pass.

Sandra Swanson of Inver Grove Heights won First Prize with "Painted Canyon Overlook,"
Second Prize was awarded to Rolen and Lisa Honeyman from Dickinson, ND for "Bison On
the Move" and Fourth Prize for "Elk Rut." "Bison Battle" by Teresina Wheaton of Knoxville,
TN was the Thrid Place winner. The top ten photos will be on display in the park's South Unit Visitor Center through December 16. Prizes were donated by the Theodore Roosevelt Natureand History Association.

"Congratulations to Kim Wehner and the rest of the prize winners," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor. "We would also like to thank everyone who participated in the photo contest. We sincerely appreciate Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association's partnership in the contest and look forward to another one next year."

The 2013 Theodore Roosevelt National Park Annual Pass, which is good for one year from the month of purchase, will be on sale starting January 1. The cost is $20.00.

For information about events and activities in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, please visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/thro. You can also follow us on Twitter @TRooseveltNPS and "like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheodoreRooseveltNationalPark.

Did You Know?

Little Missouri River

When thieves stole Theodore Roosevelt's boat in 1886, he and his ranch hands built a new boat and chased them downriver. After apprehending the three men, Roosevelt singlehandedly marched them overland to Dickinson and collected a $50 reward while his ranch hands floated downstream to Mandan. More...