Anna Euerle, representing Meeker County, was selected from a field of 10 dairy princesses.
The carving of the butter sculpture takes 6—8 hours per finalist.
Midwest Dairy and its farmer members sponsor the pageant program.
Longtime butter sculptor Linda Christensen will mark her 50th and final year carving Princess Kay.
If they do, it will be a tragedy because the batty craziness of the princess and cold indifference of the royals played out on the screen bears no relation to reality.
This presumably includes the practice of members of the Royal Family sitting down on an old-fashioned weighing machine on their arrival and again on departure — because the Queen likes everyone to put on three pounds over the festive period.