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Geborkoff Crowned Strawberry Queen, Turnquist Named Chassell Citizen of Year, Parade Awards Announced

Micaela Geborkoff reigns as this year’s Strawberry Queen, after a successful Copper Country Strawberry Festival Friday and Saturday in Chassell. At the competition Friday evening, Breigh Lawrence was named First Attendant, and Alethea Oakley completed the court as Miss Congeniality.

L-R – 1st Attendant Breigh Lawrence, 2022 Queen Micaela Geborkoff, 2021 Queen Madison Mattila, Miss Congeniality Alethea Oakley

Shelby Turnquist was named Citizen of the Year.

Prizes awarded at the parade on Saturday included:

Commercial

1st – Palosarri Corn Maze and 4H

2nd – Amy J’s Bakery

Patriotic

1st – Yoopers for Ukraine

2nd – Manninen’s Cabins – Otter Lake

Humorous

1st – Joey

Strawberry

1st – Ohtonen Family Farm – 100 year anniversary

2nd – Young Angler Fishing Tournament

Antique

1st – Hanka Homestead

2nd – 280 ZX – 10th Anniversary

Equestrian

1st – Lisa Anderson – Horse and Cart

2nd – Audrey Hinner – Palomino

Music

1st – Lake Linden/Dollar Bay Combined Band

2nd – Chassell Class of ‘92, featuring the Wolfmobile from 97.7 The Wolf

Best in Show

Kingsford/Norway/Florence Combined Band

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