Tricounty News

Search for Mrs. Stearns County announced

Mrs. Stearns County will have the honor of representing her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant, which will be held at “Ritsche Auditorium”, March 8, 2014, in St. Cloud.

The woman chosen as “Mrs. Stearns County” will become an ambassador from the Stearns County area and will receive the official title and sash.

The woman chosen as Mrs. Minnesota will receive a prize package worth $7,000 and the chance to represent Minnesota at the “2014” Mrs. International Pageant in July.

The American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” is the Official charity of the Mrs. Minnesota pageant. To learn more visit:

The current reigning 2013 Mrs. Minnesota is Andrea Bennett Xiong of St. Paul.

Traveling all across the state, Andrea speaks on her platform “Love is Not Abuse” Dating Violence & Education. Dating violence is a silent epidemic that is devastating to a young person’s health & safety. Andrea knows, because it happened to her. Her goal as an abuse survivor is to empower future generations to break the cycle of domestic violence before it occurs in the first place. For more information, go to:

Competitions in the pageant are: personal interview, aerobic wear and evening gown.

(There are no talent or swimsuit competitions)

For married women living in Stearns County that are interested in applying; Write for a bio-form:


International Pageant

P.O. Box 240537

Apple Valley, MN 55124-0537

Or an online application can be filled out on our website:

Or call for information: (952) 432-6758; fax: (952)953-3896; or E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .