Rapids River Days starts tonight (Thursday) in Sauk Rapids with the 2012 Miss Sauk Rapids Scholarship Pageant.  It starts at 7:00 p.m. at the high school auditorium.

Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids 10 and under.

The candidates have spent 11-weeks participating in pre-pageant activities.  They’re vying for $3,500 in scholarship money.