Engagements

Kara Vollmer and Zach More

Mitch and Sharon More of New Ulm, Bill Vollmer of Redwood Falls and Kelly Salfer of Wabasso, announce the engagement of their children, Kara Vollmer to Zach More.Zach is a 2009 graduate of New Ulm High School and a 2013 graduate of Minnsota State University Mankato with a degree in Business ...

Jessica Lauwagie and Jacob Meyer

Timothy and Christina Lauwagie, of Gibbon announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lauwagie to Jacob Meyer, son of Allen and Treacy Meyer of Courtland.Jessica is a 2009 graduate of GFW High School and a 2014 graduate of Minnesota State University Mankato, where she earned a degree in ...

Lauren Smith and Jonathan Cox

Kirk and Lou Ann Smith, of New Ulm and Michael and Nancy Cox, of Glencoe announce the engagement of their children, Lauren Michelle Smith and Jonathan Michael Cox.Lauren is a graduate of New Ulm High School. She graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University and then went on to receive a ...

Alexa Forstner Nathan Bauer

David and Carrie Forstner along with Allan and Ann Bauer, both of New Ulm, announce the engagement of their children, Alexa Leigh Forstner and Nathan Scott Bauer.Alexa is a 2009 graduate of New Ulm High School and a 2015 graduate of MNSU, Mankato with a degree in Elementary Education.Nathan is ...

Linda Fluegge Ralph Manyara

Greg and Michelle Fluegge of New Ulm announce the engagement of their daughter, Linda Fluegge, to Ralph Manyara, son of Willard and Doniya Manyara of Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa.Linda graduated from New Ulm High School in 2007 and from Southwest Minnesota State University in 2011 with a BS degree ...

Andrea Biedenbender Douglas Van Sice

David and Cathy Biedenbender of New Ulm and Douglas and Wendy Van Sice of Capac, Mich., announce the engagement of their children, Andrea Biedenbender to Douglas Van Sice.Andrea is a 2010 graduate of Minnesota Valley Lutheran and a 2014 graduate of Martin Luther College. She has been teaching ...

Kristi Knopke and Jean Claude Tshilumba

Kristi Knopke, of Duluth, and Jean Claude Tshilumba, of Iowa City, Iowa, along with their families, announce their engagement.Parents of the bride are William Knopke, Sr. of Minneapolis, and Diane and Wayne Stolt of New Ulm. Parents of the groom are Marie Tshibangu and the late Leonard Tshinema ...

Madeline Schmitz and TJ Ibberson

Tony and Lisa Schmitz of Sleepy Eye announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Schmitz, to TJ Ibberson, son of Lee and Beverly Ibberson of Sleepy Eye.Madeline is a 2010 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Sleepy Eye. She went on to receive her RN degree from Gustavus Adophus College ...

Teri Windschitl and Christopher Ebert

Peter and Lois Windschitl of Comfrey announce the engagement of their daughter, Teri Windschitl to Christopher Ebert, son of Larry and Peggy Ebert of Winona.Teri is a 1999 graduate of St Mary's high school, Sleepy Eye, and a 2004 graduate of South Dakota State University. She is employed as a ...

Tammy Grunert and Adam Hoffmann

Dave and Anne Grunert along with Jeff and Cindy Hoffmann, both of New Ulm, announce the engagement of their children, Tammy Lynn Grunert and Adam Jeffery Hoffmann.Tammy is a 2009 graduate of New Ulm High School and a 2014 graduate of MSU in Mankato with a degree in Social Work. She is employed ...

Paula Iverson and Spencer Goodrich-Holland

Together with their families, Paula Kay Iverson and Spencer Michael Goodrich-Holland announce their engagement.Paula is a 2010 graduate of Griggs County Central High School in Cooperstown, ND and a 2012 graduate of Josefs School of Hair Design in Grand Forks, ND. She is currently employed with ...

Amber Franta and Tim Waibel

Amber Franta and Tim Waibel of New Ulm announce their engagement.Parents of the couple are Brian and Lori Franta of Gibbon and Marie Thiede, Paul Thiede, and Steve Waibel of New Ulm.Amber is a graduate of Cathedral High School, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and Southwest Minnesota State ...

Shelby Nelson and Keith Hartmann

Peter and Jackie Nelson of Hanska, MN announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Nelson to Keith Hartmann, son of Otto and Bonnie Hartmann, Jr. of Gibbon.Shelby is a 2011 graduate of New Ulm Public High School, and a 2015 graduate of South Dakota State University. She earned a degree in ...

Sadie Olson and Michael Teal

Todd and Christine Olson of New Ulm, along with Mike and Pam Teal of Renton, WA announce the engagement of their children Sadie Olson and Michael Teal.Sadie Olson is a 2009 graduate of New Ulm Cathedral High School. She graduated from Xavier University in 2013 and is currently attending Seattle ...

Jennifer Wilmes and Leslie Brandes

Together with their families, Jennifer (Sellner) Wilmes and Leslie Brandes of New Ulm announce their engagement.Parents of the couple are Gerald Sellner of Sleepy Eye, Jeanne Sellner of New Ulm, and Donald and Judy Brandes of New Ulm.Both are graduates of New Ulm High School in New Ulm.The ...

Celeste Gorman and Andy Guggisberg

Jerry and Suzy Guggisberg of New Ulm, announce the engagement of their son, Andy Guggisberg, to Celeste Gorman, daughter of Floyd and Barbara Gorman of Chisholm.An August 2015 wedding is planned and the couple will live in Maple Grove.

Laura Havemeier and Timothy Marketon

Dean and Patricia Havemeier of New Ulm announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Havemeier, to Timothy Marketon, son of Kenneth and Colleen Marketon of Howard Lake.Laura is a 2002 graduate of New Ulm High School. She graduated from Rasmussen College with an Associate's degree in ...

Ciara Jessen and Brandon Beitlich

Chuck and Peg Beitlich of New Ulm announce the engagement of their son, Brandon Beitlich to Ciara Jessen, daughter of Kip and Lynn Jessen of Fairmont.Ciara graduated from Brown College and SCC and is currently employed as a TV Director at KEYC and a Graphic Designer for Navitor, a division of ...

Mary Frances Kocer and Thomas Novak

Pat and Sharie Novak of New Ulm, along with Tom and Pam Kocer of Wagner, S.D., announce the engagement of their children Thomas Novak and Mary Frances Kocer.Thomas works in construction management for TIC out of Casper Wyoming and currently resides in New Braunfels, Texas.Mary is a kindergarten ...

Jessica Albrecht and Tyler Steffen

Kirby and Ann Albrecht of Fairfax announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica, to Tyler Steffen, son of Randy and Nancy Steffen of Crofton, NE.Jessica is a 2011 graduate of Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School, and will be a 2015 graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree ...