Brown Co. Dairy crowns their queens

The Brown County American Dairy Association in conjunction with Midwest Dairy is pleased to announce our newly crowned 2021 Princesses and Ambassadors. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private, candidate only crowning with lunch, planning meeting and professional development was held at Tauer Dairy on Saturday, February 27.  

Our 2021 Ambassadors are:  

Emma Fischer is a freshman at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s. She is the daughter of Nikki and Darrel Fischer and represents Riverside Dairy. 

Gracie Sellner, a sophomore at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s, is the daughter of Loran and Heidi Sellner. She is represented by her family’s farm Sellner Dairy. 

Our 2021 Princesses are:  

Sophia Portner is a senior at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s and the daughter of Tom and Mary Portner. She plans to study Environmental Sustainability at NDSU this fall. Sophia is represented by her family’s farm Port-Haven Dairy. Sophia is also Brown County ADA’s returning Princess and longest running participant.  

Sophie Kyllonen, Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s junior, is the daughter of Bruce and Jacki Kyllonen. Sophie currently works for Roseview Dairy. 

Elizabeth Griebel, daughter of Mike and Jenna Griebel is a senior at Cathedral High School,New Ulm. She plans to attend Dordt University this fall majoring in Plant and Animal Science. Her family farm is Griebel Dairy.  

Katrina Vogel is the daughter of Amos and Annie Vogel of Morgan. She is currently studying Equine Management and Agribusiness at Ellsworth Community College. Katrina is employed by Roseview Dairy.  

This amazing team of girls is looking forward to representing the hardworking dairy farmers of Brown County this year (hopefully in person)! If the community has any promotion ideas or would like to schedule an appearance please contact Angie Tauer, Princess Coordinator at

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