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Published June 13, 2010, 12:27 PM

Grand Forks woman crowned Miss North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Miss Grand Forks Beth Dennison has been crowned the next Miss North Dakota.

She takes over for Katie Ralston after winning Saturday's night scholarship pageant.

Miss Fargo Stephanie Tollefson was the first runner-up, followed by finalists Miss State Capitol Laura Harmon, Miss Empire Stephanie Erickson, Miss Fort Abercrombie Brittany Noltimier, Miss James River Valley Amy Frauenberg, Miss Eastern Dakota Emily Burkland, Miss Oil Country Stephanie Richter, Miss Northern Lights Jaci Stofferahn and Miss West Fargo Rosemary Sauvageau.

Dennison will represent North Dakota at the Miss America Scholarship Pageant.