(Driftless Multimedia photo by Becky Walz)
The crowns were passed on to the 2023 Winneshiek County Dairy royalty at the 60th annual Dairy Banquet in Festina Saturday night. The 2022 and 2023 royalty are pictured together following the coronation including front (l-r): 2022 Little Mr. Herdsman Blake Elsbernd, 2022 Little Miss Squirt Reagen Gallagher, 2023 Little Miss Squirt Emerson Wemark and 2023 Little Miss Squirt Claire Elsbernd. Back: 2022 Alternate Dairy Princess Anna Dietzenbach, 2022 Little Miss Squirt Addison Elsbernd, 2022 Dairy Princess Addison Wemark, 2023 Dairy Princess Kendra Elsbernd and 2023 Alternate Dairy Princess Avery Humpal. Watch your mail box for the special Dairy salute in the the Decorah Public Opinion Newspaper.