￼￼￼Dream Date for Wisconsin teen and Miss Minnesota USA
Danielle Hooper, 20, crowned in November as Miss Minnesota USA, will be escorted Saturday by Menomonie High School junior Charlie Gainey to the school’s prom. Hooper, a UW-Stout junior, agreed to be Gainey’s date because she has a cousin who has Down syndrome. Gainey, 18, says he is not concerned about possibly being named king for Saturday’s junior prom, but admits he is anxious to wear his grandfather’s tuxedo while escorting a beauty pageant queen. Read more here.