New Princess Kay Crowned 23 Aug 12

A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way was crowned Wednesday evening to kick off the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. The 59th Princess Kay is Stearns County Dairy Princess, 18-year-old Christine Reitsma of Sauk Centre. Reitsma will serve as the goodwill ambassador of the dairy industry over the next year. The Princess Kay runner-ups included Carver County Dairy Princess Victoria Haler of Waconia and Steele County Dairy Princess Kelsey Mussman of Claremont. Mussman was named Miss Congeniality by the other finalists also. Reitsma and Mussmanm, along with Brown County Dairy Princess Laura Rosenhammer of Sleepy Eye were the annual scholarship winners as well.