Katie Olson crowned Miss North Dakota 2018

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WILLISTON, N.D. - Miss Fargo Katie Olson was crowned the 2018 Miss North Dakota over the weekend.

This was only her second hear competing for the crown. Last year she was runner-up.

Despite the Miss America organization's recent decision to eliminate the swimsuit portion, it was still included in this weekend's competition.

Organizers say it was just too late to make the switch.

Legacy High School student Micah Schlittenhardt was also crowned this weekend.

She won Miss North Dakota's Outstanding Teen. Her talent was also dance, she performed ballet en pointe.

She will go on to compete in Miss America's Outstanding Teen scholarship competition in Orlando, Fla., this summer.