Chokio youth named State Fair's Poultry Prince
John DeBuhr, a 16-year-old from Chokio, and Alysha Thielen, a 19-year old from Zimmerman, were crowned as the first Poultry Prince and Princess at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday.
They received $1,000 academic scholarships, will have their portraits painted in royal garb by State Fair artist Deborah Voyda Rogers, and will serve as the state's first poultry ambassadors for one year.
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