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Published June 22, 2013, 11:30 PM


Krystal Michels and Chris Eckstein announce their engagement.

Parents are Blair and Lynne Michels, Milnor, N.D., and Calvin and Mary Eckstein, Red Lake Falls, Minn.

Krystal graduated in 2006 from Milnor High School and in 2010 she graduated from Bemidji (Minn.) State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She plans to graduate in 2014 with a doctorate of optometry from the Michigan College of Optometry, Big Rapids. She is currently interning in Walton Beach, Fla., Ogema, Minn. and Iron Mountain, Mich.

Chris graduated in 2004 from Lafayette High School, Red Lake Falls, and in 2009 he graduated from the North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, with a degree in Caterpillar diesel technology. He is employed as a diesel technician at Butler Caterpillar, Fargo.

An August wedding is planned in Fargo.