'Dream Big Without Limits': Mikayla Talks About Groundbreaking PageantA Minnesota woman broke barriers over the weekend as the first contestant with Down syndrome to compete in a Miss USA pageant.
1st Fully Covered Muslim Contestant Competes In Miss Minnesota USAFor the first time, a fully-covered Muslim contestant is participating in the Miss Minnesota USA competition. Nineteen-year-old Halima Aden from St. Cloud is competing in the pageant happening Saturday and Sunday in Burnsville.
1st Somali-American In Miss Minnesota USA Competition A Somali-American woman is setting out to make a statement by competing for the title of Miss Minnesota USA.