Five Young Women Named Dairy Princesses


The Dodge County Dairy Princesses for 2024 were named at a banquet on Saturday evening April 13th.These young women will represent the dairy industry in the county for the next year.

Olivia Baskett, daughter of Michelle and Michael Doughtery of Rochester is sponsored by Olson Motor Repair of Pine Island. Alita Rinehart, daughter of Amanda Rinehart and Brian Rinehart of Kasson is sponsored by Carriage House Animal Hospital of Kasson and Dodge Vet Clinic of Dodge Center. Elyssa Robinson, daughter of Shane and Jacinta Robinson of West Concord is sponsored by Moenning Meats of Dodge Center. Ellie Sauder, daughter of Stan and Amy Sauder if Pine Island is sponsored by Clint Renken of Nelson Dairy Consultants Inc. Cadence Spearman, daughter of Nick and Melissa Herrick of West Concord and Josh and Tammy Spearman of Mantorville is sponsored by Gochnauer Farms of West Concord.

The friend of the dairy award was presented to Ron and Mary Whitaker for their dedication to managing the malt stand each year at the Dodge County Fair.