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Little by little, the image of MarJenna McWilliam emerges from a block of butter Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, as the Minnesota State Fair opens for the year. She is the new Princess Kay of the Milky Way. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

It’s cool to be Princess Kay of the Milky Way

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FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — A young northwestern Minnesota woman received a chilly and warm reception Thursday, hours after receiving the coveted Princess Kay of the Milky Way crown.


The reception was warm for MarJenna McWilliam because Princess Kay candidates always rally around the winner.

It was chilly because she spent most of Thursday in a 40-degree rotating, glass-walled Minnesota State Fair refrigerator.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.