SAUK RAPIDS - The 2012 Miss Sauk Rapids Royalty were crowned on Thursday night at the Sauk Rapids-Rice high school.

The new Miss Sauk Rapids is Tiffany Smith.  The two princesses are Bethany Zwilling and Carissa Gaffy.  New this year is that both of the princesses hold equal standing, and neither one has a higher ranking than the other.

The new royalty will represent Sauk Rapids at various festivals and events throughout the coming year.

2011 Queen Candace Thompson will also represent Sauk Rapids at the Minneapolis Aquatennial Pageant in July.

Rapids River Days continues through Saturday in Sauk Rapids