The Valley Express sponsored an evening of glitz and glamour Saturday night at the annual Milbank Snow Queen Festival. Claire Mischel was crowned the new 2019 Miss Milbank. She is the daughter of Jason and Heidi Mischel. Claire was sponsored by Valley Queen Cheese Factory, Mirror Perfections, and Linda’s Fashions. Katie Vander Wal, 2018 Miss Milbank, crowned her successor.
Kellie Christians was named first runner-up and wins a $250 scholarship. Abby Weber was second runner-up and wins a $150 scholarship.
Thirty-three kindergarten girls also vied for the title of Little Miss Milbank. Nadia Howard, the daughter of Tony and Dani Howard, is the 2018 winner.
While the judges deliberated, entertainment was provided by Joe Lindner. the one man band, performed and Tim Mundwiler was revealed as the Mystery Snowman.
Images provided by VPD Studio.