Thirteen months after Bettendorf native Emily Tinsman competed in Miss America, the 24-year-old is in the unprecedented position being Miss Iowa for a second year. Like everything else around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic upended Tinsman’s touring schedule in 2020, and since there was no Miss America competition held last month, the 2021 Miss Iowa is expected to be named this June at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, and a new Miss America at the end of the year – the 100th anniversary of what is no longer considered a beauty pageant. “I was on a roll,” Tinsman said recently of returning... Read More