The Miss Pine River Scholarship Pageant invites candidates to register for this year's pageant scheduled for Saturday, April 18, at Pine River-Backus School.

Eligible candidates are juniors and seniors who live in the Pine River-Backus School District. Applications are due to pageant chair Barb Klocke by Feb. 1.

Miss Pine River will receive a $1,000 scholarship to a school of higher learning upon completion of one full semester. First and second princesses and Miss Congeniality will also receive monetary prizes.

Contact Klocke for more information or to register. She can be reached evenings at 218-587-4852.

Miss Pine River and the court will represent the Pine River Chamber of Commerce at many area festivals, parades and pageants.