The Prairie Post Office: Enlarging the Common Life in Rural North Dakota took top honors in the Notable State Government Documents Award from the North Dakota Library Association. The book will now advance to the national level for consideration at the American Library Association. Written by Amy Phillips (formerly MSUM Social Work) and Steven Bolduc (Economics), with photography by Wayne Gudmundson (emeritus, Mass Communications), The Prairie Post Office (2017, NDSU Press) has already received a Bronze IPPY Award (Independent Publisher Book Award; Midwest—Best Regional Nonfiction) and was a finalist for two Midwest Book Awards (Social Science/Political/Culture and Total Book Design).