Madalyn Pezalla and Brady McClaflin announce their engagement. Parents are Susan and Jon Pezalla, Moorhead, and Darryl and Dana McClaflin, Fergus Falls. Madalyn is a graduate of Moorhead High School and Concordia College, Moorhead.  Madalyn  is employed with the Fargo Public Schools as a marketing and communications assistant. Brady is a graduate of Fergus Falls […]

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Christie-Bakken:  Samantha Christie and Phillip Bakken, together with their parents Jim and Louise Christie of Hibbing and Gaylon and Julie Bakken of Fergus Falls, announce their engagement.  Samantha is a graduate of Hibbing High School and Bemidji State. She is currently employed as a nursing supervisor for the Internal Med Clinic at Sanford in Moorhead.  […]

Matt and Terra Hohman of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Jean Hohman, to Nicholas Allen Irwin, son of Jeff and Patty Irwin of Haslett, Michigan, and Paul and Sonya Marvin of Houghton, Michigan. Katie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse with a degree in business/marketing/photography. She is […]

Austin Sandmeyer and Ailiana Dabill would like to announce their engagement. Austin graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 2013 and went on to get his bachelor’s degree in marketing from NDSU. He is now the marketing manager of North America for a software tech company based in San Francisco, California. Ailiana graduated from Brainerd […]

Ryan Sorkness and Alesha Norton would like to announce their engagement. Sorkness graduated from Fergus Falls High in 2012 and went on to get his degree in mechanical engineering at NDSU. He now is the VP of operations at an automation company in Hawley. Norton graduated from Hopkins High in 2012 and went on to […]

Miller and Weinreis: Mark and Linda Miller and Jim and Becky Weinreis happily announce the upcoming wedding of Leslie Miller and Lloyd Weinreis at the end of February in Bismark, North Dakota. Leslie is a 2011 graduate of Fergus Falls High School and a graduate of North Dakota State University and Ridgewater College. She works […]

The Shimmer + Chic Bridal Show at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course was the perfect place for area couples to learn more about wedding vendors in the area. With a variety of booths, a runway show and multiple giveaways, Saturday’s event was full of valuable information. In its second year, the Shimmer + Chic Bridal […]

Brad and Paula Russell are pleased to announce the engagement of Sophie Russell and Tyler Petersen, son of Cheryl Petersen. Sophie and Tyler are both residents of Underwood, Minnesota. Sophie is employed at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls and Tyler is employed at South Turtle Lake Seamless out of Underwood. Their big day will […]

Stewart and Joyce Ollila are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Eli, to Kelly Kent, daughter of Sandra Sandager and Todd Kent. Eli is a 2004 graduate of Fergus Falls High School, and Kelly is a 2008 graduate of Forest Lake High School as well as a 2012 graduate of Winona State University. […]

Lee and Anderson: Becca Lee and Reuben Anderson are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Craig and Margaret Lee of Battle Lake and Deborah and Bradley Anderson of Evansville. Becca is the Patient Registration Specialist at Lake Region Healthcare and Reuben works for Ness Backhoe and Excavating Services. An October 20, 2018 wedding is planned at Faith Lutheran Church in Evansville.



Kristina Mae Fritz and Aaron Michael Gunter are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Scott and Deanna Fritz of Fergus Falls. and Kathy Gunter and Scott Gunter, both of Aurora, Colorado Kristina is a 2014 graduate of Fergus Falls High School, a 2017 graduate of M State in Fergus Falls, and […]

Ava Diane Friederichs and Logan Mark Briese announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents are Pete and Sheri Friederichs of Foxhome and Al and Sue Briese of Fergus Falls. Ava is a graduate of Breckenridge High School and North Dakota State University. She is employed at West Central Ag Services in Foxhome as their finance […]

Hannah Estenson and Jason Umlauf are happy to announce their engagement. Hannah is the daughter of Mark and Angela Estenson. She graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in 2013 with an Associate of Arts degree and then Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2017, with a Bachelor of Science degree in paralegal.  She is […]

Mr. and Mrs. David Busack of Fergus Falls are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Stacy Busack to Dr. David LaRose, son of Albert and Barbara LaRose of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ms. Busack is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she also earned her master’s degree in applied kinesiology and exercise […]

Matt and Terra Hohman of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelley Helen, to Bradley David Koontz, son of Rob and Barb Koontz of Rochester, New York. Kelley is a graduate of the University of Mary, Bismarck, North Dakota and received a B.S. in exercise science and a doctorate […]

Eric Donahue Anderson and Cierra Loreen Bartol-Byers announce their engagement. Eric is the son of Ellen (née Donahue) and Roy Anderson of Fergus Falls. Cierra is the daughter of Carol Bartol of Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin and the late Douglas Byers of Boscobel, Wisconsin. Eric is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School and The […]

Joanne Watson of Fergus Falls is happy to announce the engagement of her daughter Nicole Watson to Adam Peasley, son of Larry and Brenda Peasley, of Erhard. Nicole is a 2012 graduate of Fontana CHSPE High School in California. Nicole is currently pursuing her degree in criminal justice. Adam is a 2010 graduate of Underwood […]

Beth Buchholz and Donald Caughey, residents of Little Falls,  announce their engagement. Beth’s Parents are Brian and Tracy Buchholz of Fergus Falls. Donald’s Parents are Walter Caughey of Brainerd and Judy Hunter of Isanti. Don is a graduate from Wahpeton North Dakota and employed in Little Falls, and Beth is a graduate from Fergus Falls, […]

Andy Rude and Tesa Vikesland are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Dana Rude, to Ryan Johnson, son of Julie and Paul Dimke and Stan and Julie Johnson. Dana is a High School graduate of WCA in Barrett and North Dakota State University. She is currently employed at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus […]

Landon Link and Michelle Seidel of Battle Lake, along with their parents Phillip and Mary Link of Fergus Falls, and Wayne and Sharon Heifort of Underwood announce their engagement. The wedding is set for Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Heifort residence with a reception and dance to follow at Playtime Sports in Perham. Landon […]

Aaron Mark Lee of Wahpeton and Kali Paige Klath of Mayville, North Dakota, along with their parents Paul and Colleen Lee, graduates of Fergus Falls,  and Curt and Brenda Klath of Mayville announce their engagement, The wedding is set for Oct. 6 in Fargo with a reception to follow. Aaron attends NDSCS and will graduate […]

Erin Conway and Kyle Johnsen announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dave and Terri Conway of Glenside, Pennsylvania, and Bricker and Jan Johnsen of Underwood. Erin graduated from Duke University and the University of Minnesota Law School. She is a partner with Garner & Ginsburg Law Firm in Minneapolis. Kyle graduated from Minnesota […]

William and Amanda Lobb of Fergus Falls are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Emily Lobb to Jacob Bootsma. The parents of Jacob are Garret and Martha Bootsma of Newberry Springs, California. Emily received an associates degree from Marantha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin. She is employed as a teller at Security State […]

Charles and Laurie Grotte of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Matti Kirstin Grotte, to Ryan Matthew Robinson, son of Mark Robinson of Maypearl, Texas, and Kristine Robinson of Buchanan Dam, Texas. Matti is a graduate of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy and the University of North Dakota. She is employed by […]

Maggie Kolle and Maitland (Matt) Torgusson announce their engagement. Maggie’s parents are Scott and Stacy Kolle of Fergus Falls. Grandparents are Russ and Janet Nelson of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, and Donna Kolle of Fergus Falls, and great-grandmother Juel Godel of Fergus Falls. Maitland’s parents are Darren Torgusson and Kris (Gamber) Torgusson of Fergus Falls. […]

Hanna Skaalrud and Storm Kettelhut of Fargo announce their engagement. Hanna is office manager at Legacy Wealth Management in Fargo. She graduated in 2015 with a master’s in family financial planning from NDSU. Storm is a student at NDSU majoring in fisheries and wildlife management. Storm was in the army as part of the infantry […]

Katelyn Jeanette Petersen and Gryphon William Lillis announce their engagement. Parents are Tim and Jen Petersen, Chris and Christine Lillis and Holly and Ryan Albert, all of Fergus Falls. Katelyn is a graduate of Fergus Falls Kennedy Secondary School. She is majoring in elementary education at Minnesota State University Moorhead and will graduate in spring […]

Randy and Karen Stigen of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Arriana Irene Stigen, to Thomas Eugene Velasco Jr., son of Jean and Chris Miles of Mesa, Arizona, and Tom and Renee Velasco of Panama City Beach, Florida. Arriana is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School and graduated from […]

Randy and Karen Stigen of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Arriana Irene Stigen to Thomas Eugene Velasco Jr., son of Jean and Chris Miles of Mesa, Arizona, and Tom and Renee Velasco of Panama City Beach, Florida. Arriana is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School and graduated from […]

Carmen Graumann and Michael Hanson announce their engagement. Carmen is the daughter of Terry and Jane Graumann of Fergus Falls. She is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School, Bethel College, and Bethel Seminary. She is a volunteer with CRU at M State in Fergus Falls. Michael is the son of Carol Hanson and the […]

Brittany Hedstrom and Luke Dawson announce their engagement. Brittany is the daughter of Kent & Gail (Supernois) Hedstrom of Elbow Lake. Grandparents are Janet Formo and Gary Supernois of Fergus Falls, Leland and Polly Hedstrom of Hoffman. She is a 2007 graduate of West Central Area Schools, a 2011 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, […]

Matt and Terra Hohman of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Carole, to Timothy Earl Cleary, son of Tim and Nancy Cleary of Manchester, Washington. Kristin is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and received a Master’s degree from Washington State University, Spokane. She is a Speech-Language […]

Heidi Lynn Buck and Nicholas Paul Toso of Fergus Falls announce their engagement. The bride’s parents are Brad and Cheryl Buck of Fergus Falls and the groom’s parents are LeRoy Toso of Warroad and Renee Sanders of Sahuarita, Arizona. Nick is a 2008 graduate of Warroad High School. He graduated from Bemidji State University with […]

Nicole Hosmar and Brandon J. Olson, along with their parents, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rich and Denise Spining of Huntington Beach, California. The groom-to-be is the son of Darryl and Karol Olson of Fergus Falls. Nicole is a 2007 high school graduate of Marina […]

Sarah Langbehn and Chris Swanson are happy to announce their engagement. Parents of the bride are Kevin and Kim Langbehn of Fergus Falls. Parents of the groom are Deb and Larry Vander Woude of Peoria, Arizona, and Steve and Diane Swanson of Battle Lake. Sarah is a graduate in elementary education at Minnesota State University […]

Sara Conley and Ben Kugler, along with their parents, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Chuck Conley and Connie Conley of Helena, Montana. The groom-to-be is the son of Phil and Lori Kugler of Erhard. Sara is a 2010 graduate of Capital High in […]

Janelle Beske and Connor Holt are happy to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dan and Amy Beske of Fergus Falls, Wanda Holt of Pelican Rapids, and Harold Holt of Pelican Rapids. Janelle is a graduate of the University of North Dakota. She is currently teaching seventh grade math in Grand Forks, North […]

Brittney Gordon and Josh Kugler are happy to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Layne (Jim) Schryver of Bloomington and Bill Gordon of Edina, as well as Kirby and Jean Kugler of Erhard. Brittney is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in elementary education. She is currently teaching at […]

David and Laurie Strom of Fergus Falls announce the engagement of their daughter Katie Strom to Adam Rozanas, son of Scott and Jody Rozanas of Dixon, Illinois. Katie, a graduate of Fergus Falls High School, M State and North Dakota State University, is a special education educational assistant and a professional actor in Minneapolis. Adam, […]

John and Darlene Mandelke of Dalton announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Ann Mandelke, to Daniel Eugene Pederson, son of Eugene and Pamela Pederson of Underwood. Lisa is a 2010 graduate of Fergus Falls Senior High School, and graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls with an Associate of Arts […]

Jerry and Danette Thormodson of Fergus Falls are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Thormodson, to Cole Ryba, son of Gary and Gail Ryba of Rochester. Krista is a principal at Pereg Ventures, a venture capital firm in New York City.  She graduated from Fergus Falls High School, and received a B.A. […]

Meredith Mackinnon and Andrew Ronnevik announce their engagement. Parents are David and Millicent Mackinnon of Downers Grove, Illinois, and Hans and Rachel Ronnevik of Fergus Falls. Meredith is a graduate of Downers Grove North High School and St. Olaf College. She also completed nursing degrees at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge and at the University of […]

Lynn and Carol Adam of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Kay Adam to Jeffrey Steven Hamann, son of John and Carol Hamann of Fergus Falls. Megan graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 2012. She is currently finishing her Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science and minors […]

Haley Marie Fletchall and Nathan Lynn Bladow announce their engagement. Parents are Scott and Kim Eggum of Fergus Falls, Mike and Janette Fletchall of Fergus Falls, and Brian and Peggy Bladow of Battle Lake. Haley is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School and is currently attending Bismarck State College to become a registered nurse.  […]

Roger and Sue Erstad of Fergus Falls announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Erstad to Joshua Smithers, son of Jim and Gina Smithers of Fairfax, Virginia. Megan is a 2006 graduate of Fergus Falls High School and a 2009 graduate of Biola University, La Mirada, California, with a bachelor of arts degree in communications.  […]

Laura Anderson and Richard Martinson announce their engagement. Parents are Dave and Lisa Anderson of Hudson, Wisconsin, and Brad and Trena Martinson of Fergus Falls. Laura is a graduate of River Falls High School and Mankato State University. She is employed as a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Richard is a […]

Mark and Teri Viger of Fergus Falls are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elise Marie Viger to Adam Robert Heifort, son of Tom and Jone Heifort of Clitherall and Greg and Sue DeReu of Wyoming, Minnesota. Elise is a 2012 graduate of Fergus Falls High School and graduated from the University of […]

Ken and Toni Erlandson of Henning announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Erlandson, to Noah Heidorn, son of Ken and Susan Heidorn of Fergus Falls. The couple graduated from Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. Stephanie and Noah currently work at a private school in Yongin, South Korea, where Noah teaches physical education and Stephanie […]

Danielle Schroeder and Cody Call announce their engagement. Parents of Danielle are Scott and Joeline Schroeder of Fergus Falls. Parents of Cody are Todd and Jill Call of Alexandria. Danielle graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 2014 and is currently finishing a double major in accounting and finance at the University of North Dakota. […]

Eric Mosher and Trisha Johnson, along with their families, are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride are Bill and Kristine Johnson of Dilworth. Parents of the groom are Cecil and Penny Mosher of Erhard. An Oct. 22 wedding is planned at Hope Lutheran Church in Fargo. The couple will […]

Mike and Cindy Holstrom of Amor along with Gaylan and Marcia Thormodson of Dalton are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of Stacy Holstrom to Joe Thormodson. Stacy is a graduate of Battle Lake Public School and Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Detroit Lakes. She is currently employed at Intelenet Global […]

Monica Lynn Ness and Christopher James Diestler announce their engagement. Parents are Roger and Debbie Ness and Greg and Debi Diestler all of Fergus Falls. Grandparents are Jerry and Bev Thompson and Myrtle Wessels all of Fergus Falls. Monica is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School and Minnesota State University-Moorhead. She is employed as […]

Mandy Lee and Burke Almquist, together with their families, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Mandy is the daughter of Jeff and Mary Lee of Breckenridge. Burke is the son of Gary and Nicki Almquist of Fargo. The couple will marry on Oct. 22 at Crooked Lane Farm and Folk School in […]

Alisha Reneemae Aasness and Robert Blaine Asleson announce their engagement. Parents are William and Deanna Aasness of Fergus Falls, Dave and Tami Dutton of Clear Lake, Wisconsin, and Mark and Ginger Asleson of Wendell. Grandparents are Darlene Aasness of Fergus Falls, Jan Scheidecker of Caledonia and Bob and Cindy Scheidecker of Colfax, Wisconsin. Alisha graduated […]

Larry and Cheryl Enderle of Fergus Falls and Duane and Donna Rogahn Campbell are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Katrina Rebecca Enderle and Kyle Duane Rogahn.    Katrina is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead with a B.A. in biology. She also graduated Des Moines University with a master’s of science […]

Katelyn Kubat and Joel Money announce their engagement. Parents are Rod and Sue Kubat of Des Moines and Bruce and Sherri Money of Fergus Falls. Kate is a graduate of Dowling Catholic High School in Des Moines, St. Olaf College and has a doctorate of physical therapy degree from the University of Minnesota. She is […]

Stacey Anderson and Steve Swedal announce their engagement. Stacey is the daughter of Dave and Jeannie Anderson and Karen Anderson and Dave Peters of Fergus Falls. She is a 2000 graduate of Fergus Falls High School, 2005 graduate of St. Cloud State University, and a 2014 graduate of St. Mary’s University where she earned her […]

Jonathan Mark Lee of Fargo and Kayla Rae Aasness of Moorhead have a wedding set for 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church in Dalton with a reception following at the Dalton Community Center. Jonathan graduated from Hayden High School in Hayden, Colorado, and North Dakota State University in Fargo. He works for […]

Katy Joy Estrem and Jason Lee Buhr are excited to announce their engagement. Parents are Tom and Barb Esterm of Elbow Lake and Bill and Terry Buhr of Frazee. Kay graduated from West Central Area High School and the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. Jason graduated from Frazee High School and North Dakota […]

Aaron Jon Mikkelson and Heather Marie Smith are happy to announce their engagement. Parents are Michael and Vicki Smith and Mark and Ivy Mikkelson, both of Fergus Falls. Heather is a graduate of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy and Minnesota State University Moorhead. She is employed by Lakeland Mental Health Center in Fergus Falls as an adult […]