Paakh crowned Miss Northwest 2010
Melissa Paakh of Detroit Lakes was crowned Miss Northwest 2010. She is the 17 year-old daughter of Bruce and Lori Paakh. She will be a senior at Detroit Lakes High School this fall, and plans to attend college following high school to pursue a degree in oceanography.
Kalli Randall of Brainerd was crowned first runner-up, and Emma Hilgart of Brainerd was crowned second runner-up.