Miss Rodeo Aberdeen crowned

Farm Forum

Stephanie Gruener was crowned Miss Rodeo Aberdeen and Madison Arnold, right, was named Junior Miss Rodeo Aberdeen on Aug. 14 at the 10th Annual Miss Rodeo Aberdeen Queen pageant held in Aberdeen.

Gruener is the daughter of Steve and Deb Gruener of Brandt. Arnold is the daughter of Peter and Christine Arnold of Mitchell. The new 2016 Miss Rodeo Aberdeen queens will represent Aberdeen at community activities and bull riding and rodeo competitions across the state. Gruener will have the opportunity to advance to the upcoming national rodeo queen competition Miss Rodeo USA and Arnold will have the opportunity to advance to the state rodeo queen competition in Belle Fourche in July 2017.