Pageant winners crowned
Three ladies took home crowns during events held this past Saturday in Bemidji.
Miss Northern Lakes is Hope Livdahl, a Bemidji State University student from Pelican Rapids.
Jade Hovet was named Miss Bemidji. Hovet is a Bemidji High School Graduate and student at Augustana College in South Dakota. The pageant is an official preliminary to Miss Minnesota and Miss America.
Lizzy Thurlow was named Miss Northern Lakes Outstanding teen. She lives in Nisswa and attends Brainerd High School. The Outstanding teen pageant is the little sister program to the Miss America program and Thurlow will advance to the state level, as well. All three ladies will be promoting their personal platforms and volunteering in the community during their year of service.