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Thurlow crowned Miss Brainerd United States


Jackie Thurlow of Nisswa was crowned Miss Brainerd United States on Saturday, June 29, at Tornstrom Auditorium at the Washington Educational Services Building in Brainerd.

She is the daughter of Mimi and the late Scott “Mike” Thurlow. Her sisters are Maggie and Lizzy Thurlow.

Thurlow also was named Miss Congeniality.

Hannah Northburg was crowned 2013 Junior Teen and Malyk Edwards was runnerup. Rebecca Scheures was crowned 2013 Teen, with Sara Stockard as runnerup.


Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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