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Trosen crowned dairy princess

Kelsie Trosen, seated, was crowned Wadena County Dairy Princess. Standing, Sara Bain-Richter, left, and Amanda Meech were crowned Wadena County Ambassadors.

Food and fellowship brought many from the area to Donovan's Hall Saturday night, March 27, to the annual Wadena County Dairy Princess Banquet. County chairman Dan Middendorf emceed the event and dairy farmer dads cleaned up nicely to escort in their candidate daughters.

Kelsie Trosen was crowned the 2010 Wadena County Dairy Princess and will be eligible to compete for one of the 12 Princess Kay finalist positions during the Princess Kay May Event training seminar May 14-16 at the College of St. Ben's in St. Joseph. Trosen will be working throughout the year with dairy promotions, media communications, and making presentations at elementary schools.

Amanda Meech and Sara Bain-Richter were crowned as the Wadena County Ambassadors and will work at the county level throughout the next year. They will learn promotion techniques and how to convey themselves better with the public while representing the dairy farmers of the county.