Hovland-HotakainenKayla Lynn Hovland, Fessenden, N.D., and Jared Ryan Hotakainen, New York Mills, Minn., announce their engagement.
Kayla Lynn Hovland, Fessenden, N.D., and Jared Ryan Hotakainen, New York Mills, Minn., announce their engagement.
Parents are Mark and Linda Hovland, Fessenden; and Ricky and Pamela Hotakainen, New York Mills.
Kayla graduated in 2008 from Fessenden-Bowdon High School and in 2012 she graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family science/elementary education. She is currently in the special education resident teacher program at West Fargo Schools, working on completing her master’s in special education degree through the University of North Dakota.
Jared graduated in 2006 from New York Mills High School and in 2012 he graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. He is the school-age director at the YMCA, West Fargo.
An Oct. 19 wedding is planned at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, followed by a reception at the Holiday Inn, both in Fargo.