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State's best come, but Gregory wins again

Menahga's Kayla Stelzer was a local favorite at the Colgate Country Showdown.1 / 8
Marcus Hanson from Billings, Mont. lit up the crowd with his song, "Cougar Patrol," as the first act of the Colgate Country Showdown state finals.2 / 8
Gregory Michael of Miltona, representing local radio station KKWS, was the winner of the Colgate Country Showdown state finals in Wadena Saturday night. He'll represent the station and the state at the next level, in Mitchell, S.D.3 / 8
Krista Michaels of Willmar had a sweet sound.4 / 8
A contestant who went simply by Koriann came from Grand Rapids, Minn., and sang with emotion.5 / 8
Emma Wood, representing KDLM radio in Detroit Lakes, brought a big voice and energy to the competition.6 / 8
Sara Renae Laske represented Detroit Lakes radio station KBOT, and showed a strong voice and proficiency with the guitar.7 / 8
Christine Peters has the stage all to herself.8 / 8
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