Mara Rippentrop and Nathan Hasbargen are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mara is a graduate of Kimball Area High School and Minnesota State University of Moorhead with a Paralegal Degree. She is currently employed by Smith, Strege, Fredericksen & Butts of Wahpeton, N.D.
Nathan Hasbargen is a graduate of Breckenridge High School and is currently employed by Blaufuss Farms of Breckenridge, Minn.
Parents of the couple are Kurt and Lori Rippentrop of Kimball, and Ron and Ginny Hasbargen of Breckenridge, Minn. A March 8, 2014, wedding is planned at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kimball.
Laura Jean Cocchiarella and Blaine Brian Lemke are happy to announce their engagement.
Laura is the daughter of Sharon Cocchiarella of Blaine and Michael Cocchiarella of Coon Rapids.
Blaine is the son of Brian and Nadine Lemke of South Haven.
Laura is the granddaughter of Billie Jean Wicklund of Wyoming. Blaine is the grandson of
Jeanette and the late Richard
Libbesmeier of Kimball and John and Fay Lemke of South haven.
A Feb. 1, 2014, wedding is being held in Ham Lake.
Kelly Renee Oppelt and Joseph James Masberg are happy to announce their engagement. Kelly is the daughter of Cheryl and Craig Hansen of Brainerd, and Bill and Marylou Oppelt of Pierz. Joseph is the son of Paulette and James Masberg of Kimball.
Joseph is the grandson of Joseph and the late Bernice Masberg of Kimball, and Diane and the late James Nelson of Kimball.
A fall 2014 wedding is being planned.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hechtel proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Ann Hechtel to William Gerard Heidgerken, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Heidgerken.
Melissa is a 2010 graduate of Kimball Area High School, and Will is a 2010 graduate of Litchfield High School. Both are students at the St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
The couple will be united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven.
Alison Rosha and Marshall Nystrom of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Alison is the daughter of James and Marcia Rosha of Clearwater. She is a 2006 graduate of Kimball Area High School and a 2009 graduate of St. Cloud State University. She is currently employed as a nanny in Minneapolis.
Marshall is the son of Charles Nystrom of Kimball and Lori Scheneker of Blackduck, Minn.
He is a 2006 graduate of Kimball Area High School and a 2008 graduate of McNally Smith College of Music. He is currently employed at Guitar Center in Roseville within the professional audio department.
The couple will be married Sept. 20, 2013, at Wapicada Golf Club in Sauk Rapids.