The newly-crowned Iowa Dairy Princess and Alternate are from northeast Iowa.
Jessica Schmitt of Winneshiek County was named Iowa Dairy Princess on Wednesday night, with Grace Howe of Waukon crowned Alternate.
Steinlage was one of six young women from the area who competed in this week’s competition. The other local candidates included Amanda Engelken of Earlville, Cynthia Hamlett of Aurora, Abby Hoefler of New Vienna, Jordan Kalenske of Fairbank and Brianna Lucey of Guttenberg.
(photos courtesy of Iowa Dairy Princess Facebook page)