Hansen hosts asparagus queen

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LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, welcomed 2015 Asparagus Queen Courtney Kokx and National Asparagus Queen Coordinator Christine Rickard to the Capitol on Wednesday.

Kokx promoted the asparagus industry of Oceana County and provided each senator with a gift of locally grown asparagus.

The National Asparagus Festival hosts an annual pageant in Hart, where the only asparagus queen in the nation is crowned. The visit was one of Kokx’s final appearances of her reign as queen.

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