Kendra Schroeder, daughter of Wade and Mary Schroeder of Owatonna, was crowned the 2014 Steele County Dairy Princess at the recent dairy banquet.

Twenty-three Junior Dairy Ambassadors were recognized at the event along with eleven Dairy Duke and Dutchesses. These are youth in kindergarten through 12th grade that will help represent the dairy industry at various summer events.

AWARDS PRESENTED

The Pull Together Award to Rich and Cathy Balzer for hosting the "Supper with the Cows" last summer.

The Milk Pitcher Award to Mark and Deb Kubat from Court Sports and More.

The Dairy Lifetime Achievement Award went to Dan and Vickie Deml.