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Engagements: Jackson - Dugas

Jarad Jackson and Diane Dugas would like to announce their engagement.

Jarad is a 1995 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek High School, and also a St. Cloud State University graduate. He is the son of Marilyn and Johnny Carver of Wadena and Jack and Arlyce Jackson of Dickinson, N.D., he is employed as a sales representative for Norandex Building Materials Distribution in Bloomington. Diane grew up on Lake Superior's North Shore, graduated from Hermantown High School in 1997, and earned her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees at the University of Minnesota. She is employed as a consumer credit counselor at FamilyMeans in Minneapolis. She is the daughter of Deb and Bob Smoger of Hermantown and George and Colleen Dugas of Two Harbors.

An October wedding is planned. The couple will make their home in St. Louis Park, Minn.