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■ Brainerd girl crowned Pre-Teen Miss Minnesota

The Little Miss Minnesota Pageant announces that Hannah Ausland of Brainerd was crowned Pre-Teen Miss Minnesota 2014 May 18 at the Radisson Blu-Mall of America.

Ausland will represent Minnesota in the National Little Miss United States competition in Washington D.C. in July.

The contestants also competed in a glamour girl competition and a runway modeling event. Ausland was awarded prize package valued at nearly $2,000.

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