The 2015 Svensk Hyllningsfest royalty has been announced.
According to the Linsborg News-Record, the Hyllningsfest queen is 95-year-old Wilma Larson, who was born in 1919 on a family farm just south of Lindsborg. She graduated from Lindsborg High School in 1938 and has been active in the community since.
The 2015 king is 81-year-old Earl Ahlstedt, who was born in lindsborg and graduated from LHS in 1951 and then Bethany College in 1964. Ahlstedt has been very active in the Adult Swedish Dancers for the last several years and is a member of the Lindsborg Kiwanis Club.
This year's Hyllningsfest, which will be celebrating 75 years, will be held from October 9 through the 10.