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Miss Brainerd United States pageant planned in Brainerd


Plans are under way for a Miss Brainerd United States Pageant this summer in Brainerd.

Vicki Randall, a former pageant director for the Miss Brainerd Lakes/Miss Baxter Scholarship Pageants, announced the new pageant this week. She said she wanted to take this pageant in a new direction, placing greater emphasis on the candidates’ interviews.

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