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Thurlow crowned Miss Brainerd United States

Jackie Thurlow smiles while being crowned Miss Brainerd United States by Mary Pe

Jackie Thurlow was crowned Miss Brainerd United States Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium.

Jackie is the daughter of Mimi and the late Scott Mike Thurlow.

Hannah Northburg was crowned 2013 Junior Teen and Malyk Edwards was runner up. Rebecca Scheures was crowned 2013 Teen, with Sara Stockard named runner up.

Miss Congeniality was Jackie Thurlow.

This was the first ever Miss Brainerd United States Pageant. The three queens will go on to compete at the 2014 Miss Minnesota United States Pageant in February held at the Landmark Center in St Paul.

Mary Petersen, former Miss Brainerd and now Miss Minnesota United States, leaves Tuesday to compete in the 2013 Miss United States Pageant held in Washington DC.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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