Missy Ficek and Rusty Gartner announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Their parents are LeRoy and Koletta Ficek, Minot, and Keith and Lori Gartner, Lefor.
She graduated from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks with a master's degree in counseling and is employed at Badlands Human Service Center, Dickinson, as a therapist.
He graduated from Universal Technical Institute with a bachelor's degree in automotive, diesel and industrial technologies, and is a pump technician at Pump Systems, LLC in Dickinson.
A Saturday, Oct. 9, wedding is planned in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dickinson.