FAIRMONT - Brooke Hanson and Dustin Pierce announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Bruce and Martha Dirks of Thompson, Iowa, Randy and Cherie Pierce of Fairmont, and the late Jerry Hanson.
Brooke graduated from North Iowa High School in 2004 and attended North Iowa Area Community College. She works at Valley Vue Care Center in Armstrong.
Dustin graduated from Fairmont High School in 2004 and Minnesota West Technical College in 2011 with an associate's degree in law enforcement. He works as a material handler/forklift operator for AGCO in Jackson.
An Aug. 16 wedding is planned at Cedar Creek Park in Fairmont.