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Finalists named for this year's Willmar Fests Junior Royalty

WILLMAR -- The finalists for Willmar Fests Junior Royalty have been announced. A prince and princess will be chosen randomly at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Downtown Block Party.

Princess candidates are Abigail Samuelson, daughter of Kris Samuelson and Tanya Hoting; Grace Johnson, daughter of Becky Johnson and Nick Johnson; Averi Linn, daughter of Jeff and Sarah Linn; Rachael Schuenke, daughter of Brent and Janel Schuenke; Alexa Diederich, daughter of Kyle and Rachel Diederich; Marisa Peterson, daughter of Steve and Kelly Peterson; Bria Henriksen, daughter of Brent and Susan Henriksen; Meghan Weiss, daughter of Daniel and Lisa Weiss; Janessa Martinez, daughter of Carlota and Arturo Rodriguez; Daniela Parker, daughter of Val and Kyle Parker; Lindsey Harpestad, daughter of Dohn and Jennifer Harpestad; Emma Cain, daughter of Angela Olander; Morgan Warner, daughter of Jeff and April Warner; Alisae Dillard, daughter of Sandra Cuellar; Ellie McGillivray, daughter of Josh and Mandi McGillivray; Brooke Paulson, daughter of Allen and Becky Paulson; Samantha Christoffer, daughter of Jayson and Angie Christoffer; Marin Enstad, daughter of Jeff and Sue Enstad; Allison Bruhn, daughter of Jason and Beth Bruhn; Aleeya Archuleta, daughter of Melissa McMorris; and Amaya Archuleta, daughter of Melissa McMorris.

Prince candidates are Isaac Eichhorst, son of Brandon and Rachel Eichhorst; Mitchell Heidecker, son of Jim and Lisa Heidecker; and Jesus Castellano, son of Katie Johnson.