Photo of Marquette wins contest

DETROIT — A photo created by a Negaunee Township native was awarded the grand prize in a downstate photo contest.

In the Detroit News’ Celebrate Michigan: Favorite Places photo contest, Justin Carlson’s photograph titled, “Rolling Clouds over Ore Dock” competed against 16 other participants.

For winning grand prize, Justin gets a $500 Visa card, and the Ore Dock photo was featured Wednesday on both The Detroit News’ website and newspaper. This was The Detroit News’ 11th year running the photo contest, which saw a record 2,927 photos submitted.