BLUE EARTH - Lisa Henning of St. Paul and Matt Alfson of Oakdale announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Art and Lois Finnigan of Shullsburg, Wis., Ron and Kathy Henning of Rowley, Iowa, and Jeff and Chris Alfson of Blue Earth.
Lisa graduated from Independence High School in 1998, the University of Northern Iowa in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in criminology, and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in 2005 with a master's degree in public affairs.
Following grad school Lisa became a Fellow with the International City/ County Management Association. She is assistant director of community and economic development at Dakota County Community and Economic Development Agency in Eagan.
Matt graduated from Blue Earth Area High School in 2001 and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in computer systems. He is employed as a senior programmer/analyst at Fidelity National Information Services in Woodbury.
A May 10 wedding is planned in St. Paul.