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April 20, 2017
Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States now accepting contestants
The Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Organization is now accepting contestants for the 2017 Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant planned for June 24 at Tornstrom Auditorium. The Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant is the only local pageant in the area and requires that...
April 20, 2017 - 3:45am
November 22, 2016
Weekend pageant results announced
Two United States Pageants were held in Brainerd over the weekend—the Little Miss and Pre-Teen Brainerd Pageant and the Miss Queen of the...
November 22, 2016 - 8:29pm
June 26, 2016
Brainerd/Baxter new royalty named
Brainerd and Baxter now have new royalty. The Miss Brainerd United States Pageant was held Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. The...
June 26, 2016 - 6:36pm
June 23, 2016
Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant set for Saturday
The 2016 Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium. This year marks a historic number of contestants...
June 23, 2016 - 9:29am
June 22, 2016
Due to incorrect information supplied the Brainerd Dispatch, Junior Teen United States pageant contestant Stephanie Whiting's photo was wrong in Wednesday's Dispatch. The Dispatch regrets the error.
June 22, 2016 - 9:19pm
Winners announced from the Miss United States pageant
The 2016 Miss Minnesota United States Pageant took place Saturday night at the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul. Capturing the Miss Junior...
February 22, 2016 - 10:09pm
September 11, 2015
Miss Brainerd United States to hold Little Miss and Pre-Teen Miss Brainerd Pageant
The Miss Brainerd United States Organization is now seeking contestants for the upcoming Little and Pre-Teen Miss Brainerd United States Pageant. The pageant will be Oct. 24-25 at the BHS South Campus Cafeteria. There will be six age divisions of competition: 0-23 months, Baby Miss...
September 11, 2015 - 7:34pm
June 28, 2015
Brainerd/Baxter has two new princesses
The cities of Brainerd and Baxter have new princesses as Kalli Randall was crowned Miss Brainerd and Kaylee Hoffman was crowned Miss Baxter Saturday...
June 28, 2015 - 6:43pm
June 24, 2015
Contestants vie to represent lakes area in pageant
Thirteen area young ladies will compete for seven titles at the The Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom...
June 24, 2015 - 10:48am
February 3, 2015
Six to compete for Miss Nisswa title Feb. 13
NISSWA - The Miss Nisswa Scholarship Pageant and Little Miss Nisswa program will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 13, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Reigning...
February 3, 2015 - 1:27pm
October 15, 2014
Four titles to be decided Saturday at pageant
The Miss Brainerd Lakes Scholarship Program will conduct its pageant at 4 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium. There will be four titles awarded....
October 15, 2014 - 5:30pm
Brainerd's Savannah Cole is Miss Minnesota 2014
Savannah Cole, of Brainerd, was crowned Miss Minnesota for 2014. Cole, who was in the pageant as Miss Southern Valley, is the daughter of...
June 15, 2014 - 8:48pm