Neary crowned queen; Bieber is Little Miss

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Pictured, from left, are Katie Hutchcraft, first runner-up Lauren Heise, Illinois State Fair Queen Abby Foster, 2015 Little Miss Emma Day, 2015 Fair Queen Micki Brinkmann, 2016 Little Miss Kaylea Bieber, 2016 Fair Queen Jessica Neary, second runner-up Emma Zika and Hannah Gregson. For more photos from the pageant, click here.

The 2016 Monroe County Fair concluded its opening day Sunday evening with the

Neary is pictured third from right. Bieber is fourth from right.

Lauren Heise was first runner-up to Neary, with Emma Zika chosen as both second runner-up and Miss Congeniality.

Read more on the pageant in Wednesday’s issue of theRepublic-Times newspaper.

For more photos from the event, click here.

For a printable schedule of all fair events, visit the award-winning Republic-Times website by clicking here.

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