Peter and Colleen Kappes of Ada announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Jean to Elliot Franklin, son of Frank and Jane Thompson of Mahnomen. Kappes graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor's degree in special education.
She was employed for three years with the Bemidji Early Intervention Services and is now teaching at Roosevelt Elementary in Detroit Lakes. Thompson graduated from North Dakota
State University with a bachelor's degree in marketing and advertising and is a finance manager at Nelson Auto Center in Fergus Falls. Their wedding and reception will be on Sept. 13 in Mahnomen.