KLICK photo gallery: Miss Nisswa Scholarship Pageant

Samantha Jackson to wear Miss Nisswa crown in 2021.

Samantha Jackson, a Pequot Lakes High School senior, was crowned Miss Nisswa 2021 on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Nisswa Elementary School. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal

Find a gallery of photos from the Miss Nisswa Scholarship Pageant that was held Saturday, April 10, 2021, in the Nisswa Elementary School gym, featuring six contestants and several Little Miss Nisswa Program second-graders. Visit

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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