Brainerd Area News

Brainerd and Aitkin Women Win State Crowns!


What an evening! The Miss Minnesota United States pageant was held at Tornstrom Auditorium on Saturday night in Brainerd. 

The co-hosts of the event were Carla Beaurline from Around Town Television in the twin cities and Bill Satre from the morning show on B93.3 in Brainerd. The event included competition in three core areas as well as an extensive interview process with the judges prior to the evenings event. 

Bill Satre and Carla Beaurline the co-hosts of the Miss Minnesota United States Pageant click a quick selfie at the end of the evening with the new crown winners in the background.

At the end of the pageant six new Minnesota Queens were named. Courtney Maxwell Shey, is the new Mrs. Minnesota United States for 2019. MJ Evans was named the Ms Woman Minnesota and Crystal Chappuis to the title of Ms Minnesota United States. The Miss Minnesota United States for 2019 is Brainerd’s very own  Serena Schreifels.  Alaysia Nelson will enjoy the year being the new Miss Teen Minnesota United states and from Aitkin is Esme Pool, who was named Miss Junior Teen Minnesota. these ladies will compete for national titles at the end of July in Las Vegas at the Miss United States Pageant.

The 2019 Miss/Mrs united States winners posing for pictures after the pageant at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd.

Congratulations to Serena and Esme for representing our lakes area so well in this state wide event. We are very excited to see what wonderful things these ladies do over the next year as they continue to represent, not only the lakes area, but all of Minnesota over the next 12 months. 

B93.3’s Bill Satre joined by the newly crowned Miss Minnesota United States 2019, Serena Schreifels.