Five area students placed in the Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Contest, including two first-place winners.
Students submitted more than 1,100 pieces of artwork featuring the following species: whistling ducks, swans, geese, brant, dabbling ducks, diving ducks, sea ducks, mergansers, stiff tails, or Hawaiian ducks.
Best of show was won by Nick Buchal, 16, of Mahtomedi with an oil painting of a pair of Green-wing teals.
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