PIERZ-Jenna and Arica Caughey were crowned Junior Dairy Princesses Saturday, March 23, during the Crow Wing County Dairy Banquet at the Pierz Ballroom.

Elizabeth Studniski and Keyahna Kurilla were selected as dairy ambassadors and assistant ambassadors were Hanna Caughey and Isabel Erfurth. The congeniality award went to Jenna Caughey. The princesses and ambassadors will make many appearances in the community over the next year promoting the dairy industry, especially during June Dairy Month.

Brainerd Family Restaurant was awarded the Butterknife Award, a restaurant recognized for serving real dairy products.

The Milk Pitcher award is given to someone who has been especially helpful in promoting the dairy industry and this year it went to Hettver Holstein Hotel owned by the Tony and Cheryl Hettver family, a news release stated.