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Published August 03, 2013, 11:30 PM


Rachelle Janssen and Jacob Eklund announce their engagement.

Rachelle is the daughter of Ken and Karen Janssen, Kerkhoven, Minn., and she is a 2007 graduate of KMS High School. She graduated in 2011 from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family science. She is currently enrolled in an online program through the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and will graduate in the spring with a master’s degree in early childhood special education.

Jacob is the son of Conard and Sheila Eklund, Dent, Minn., and he is a 2005 graduate of Moorhead Senior High School. He graduated in 2007 from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with an associate’s degree in plumbing. He is a journeyman plumber with Robert Gibb and Sons, Fargo.

A Sept. 21 wedding is planned at Salem Covenant Church, Pennock, Minn., followed by a reception in Willmar, Minn.