FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - On the eve of opening day of the Minnesota State Fair, we have a new royalty.
Wednesday evening Christine Reitsma was crowned the 59th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in a ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
According to Midwest Dairy Association officials, Reitsma, an 18-year-old college student from Sauk Centre, is the first Princess Kay to hail from Stearns County.
Reitsma will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for more than 4,000 Minnesota dairy farmers.
One of Reitsma's first duties as Princess Kay will be to sit in a rotating cooler for about six hours on the opening day of the Minnesota State Fair to have her likeness sculpted in a 90-pound block of butter.
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