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Sarah Pearl Ballek, daughter of Joe and Sheila Ballek of Leonard, and Nathan Daniel Jones, son of Kelly and Marion Drown of Tulsa, Okla., and the late Billie Jean Braaten announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.


The couple will be married on Saturday, June 6, at Farm By the Lake with a reception to follow. A dance will be held at 8 p.m. at S and K Bar and Grill in Bagley. Friends and family are welcome to attend.

Sarah is a 2005 graduate of Clearbrook-Gonvick High School and is pursuing a degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo, N.D.

Nathan attended Bagley High School and is employed as a share point support engineer at Volt in Fargo.

The couple will reside in Tulsa.

Pioneer staff reports