Published November 18 2012
Two from Fargo crowned Miss North Dakota USA, Miss North Dakota Teen USA
A panel of judges crowned Stephanie Erickson Miss North Dakota USA and Emilee Mahar Miss North Dakota Teen USA.
Both titleholders will compete at the national level next year, Erickson on the live national telecast on NBC. Erickson and Mahar will each receive thousands of dollars in prizes and awards. The annual competition consists of evening gown, swimwear and interview portions. Eligible contestants must be unmarried North Dakota residents between ages 14 and 26.