02/19/13 - 5:54pm
Carissa Voels, a Brainerd High School senior, was crowned Miss Nisswa on Friday, Feb. 15, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa.
Pequot Lakes High School seniors Nicole Traut and Elise Runberg were crowned first and second princesses, respectively. Nisswa Elementary School second-grader Mattie Holst is Little Miss Nisswa 2013.
The nine Miss Nisswa contestants showed a united front when it came to voting for Miss Congeniality. They agreed to a nine-way tie, and each contestant received a pin and the Miss Congeniality sash was cut into nine pieces.