Aimee Hulstein crowned fair queen

Aimee Hulstein of Sioux Center is crowned Sioux Count Fair Queen by 2019 Sioux County Fair Queen Cari Klein of Hospers in a ceremony Tuesday evening, July 16.

SIOUX CENTER—A Sioux Center teen was crowned Sioux County Fair Queen in a ceremony Tuesday evening, July 16.

Aimee Hulstein, 17, is the daughter of Mike and Pam Hulstein of Sioux Center.

As queen Hulstein received a $250 scholarship and prize basket sponsored by Sioux County businesses. She also will receive an expense-paid trip to the Iowa State Fair to represent Sioux County.

Hulstein will be a senior at Unity Christian High School in Orange City this fall.

Hulstein is actively involved as an FFA officer, dance team caption and a member of the track team.

Throughout her eight years on 4-H, Hulstein has enjoyed participating in the numerous static projects, showing livestock and communication events.

Sioux County Fair royalty crowned

Maggie Kats of Rock Valley was crowned Sioux County Fair Princess, Raelin De Jong of Orange City was crowned Sioux County Little Miss and Aimee Hulstein of Sioux Center were crowned Sioux County Fair Queen,

Also crowned was Maggie Kats of Rock Valley as the Sioux County Fair Princess. She received a $100 and a prize basket.

Kats is the daughter of Patricia McHenry and David Kats and is a student at Western Christian High School. 

She is a six-year 4-H member of Rock Valley’s Rolling River club. Her 4-H career has included exhibiting rabbits at the fair as well as entries in home improvements, woodworking, extemporaneous speaking, “Share the Fun,” working exhibits and clothing events.

Kats is a dancer having earned awards in individual and team competition as well as dancing with Western’s dance team. Her talents include piano and violin. Kats also enjoys extracurricular activities at school that include competitive speech, FFA, school plays and manager for girls’ soccer team. She is involved with her church’s youth group and praise team.

Raelin De Jong of Orange City, daughter of Travis and Farrah De Jong, was crowned Sioux County Little Miss.