Dacia Rose Carpenter and Zachary Joseph Kreklau, Wadena, announce their engagement. Parents are Wayne Carpenter, Pine River, Minn., and Denice Goelz, Fargo, N.D., and Murlyn and Trudy Kreklau, Sebeka.
Dacia graduated in 2004 from Pine River-Backus High School and is attending Minnesota State University Moorhead pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology.
Zachary graduated in 2001 from Sebeka High School and in 2006 from Jamestown College with a bachelor's degree in financial planning. He is a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial, Craig & Associates in Wadena.
An August 1 wedding is planned at St. Hubert's Catholic Church in Bluegrass.