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Miss Ellsworth is stripped of her crown

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ELLSWORTH -- Cassandra Kreig, the 2007 Miss Ellsworth, was stripped of her crown Saturday by the Miss Ellsworth committee.

Kreig was removed from her post less than two weeks before the 2008 royalty will be chosen June 26 during the Cheese Curd Festival. Ashton Gusa, former first princess, is now Miss Ellsworth.


The committee released Kreig due to unexcused absences. The committee cited three guidelines in the handbook given to prospective candidates.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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