NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska — An Omaha woman has been named Miss Nebraska.
Alyssa Howell won the title Saturday night in North Platte.
Howell, who went into the pageant as Miss Douglas County, also won a talent award early in the competition with her piano performance.
Howell won a $10,000 scholarship with the title, and she will represent Nebraska in the national competition.
Miss Crane Festival Allison Tietjen of Chester was named the first runner-up.