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Peter and Colleen Kappes of Ada are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Jean, to Elliot Franklin, son of Frank and Jane Thompson of Mahnomen.

Ms. Kappes graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree in special education. She was employed for three years with the Bemidji Early Intervention Services and is now teaching at Roosevelt Elementary School in Detroit Lakes.

Mr. Thompson graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing/advertising and is a finance manager at Nelson Auto Center in Fergus Falls.

Their wedding will take place in Mahnomen on Sept. 13, 2014.