Elk River Idol winners from July 4 competition named

Kenzie Miller

Kenzie Miller

Four young ladies captured Elk River Idol prizes on July 4 in competition at Lions Park in Elk River.

Kenzie Miller, 13, got the People’s Choice Award. She sang “The Story of Us,” a Taylor Swift song. She is a home-schooled student.

Jenna Nielsen, 15, sang Adelle’s “Rollin’ in the Deep” and got first prize for the ages 15-and-up bracket. She is an Elk River resident who attends Blaine High School.

Mia Olson, 10, at right, sang a Bruno Mars song, “When I Was Your Man.” The Otsego Elementary student got first prize for ages 7-10.

Olivia Robinson, 12, of Zimmerman, far right, sang a Christian version of  “Somewhere, Over the Rainbow,” a cappella. She won the 11-14 age group.

Twelve kids originally auditioned, and nine were chosen to perform at the July 4 event, organized by Kristi Waite of Elk River Community Education.

Jenna Nielsen

Jenna Nielsen

Olivia Robinson

Olivia Robinson

Mia Olson

Mia Olson

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