Katie Palmer crowned 2018 Washington County Fair Queen. Photo by Sam McIntosh

The 2018 Washington County Fair Queen has been crowned.

This year’s queen is Katie Palmer. First runner-up is Madelyn Janecek. Second runner-up is Peyton Cuddeback. And the Miss Congeniality award was presented to Clara Schmitz. This year’s pageant judges were 2017 Iowa State Fair Queen Jacqueline Ehrlich, the queen’s mother Cindy Ehrlich, and Melissa Ashton.