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Pierce-Johnson engagement


Brennan Pierce, daughter of Leila and James Betts, of Lincoln, Neb., and Tom Pierce of Orlando, Fla., and Benton Johnson, son of Lisa and Everette Johnson, of Bemidji, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage Sept. 21 on the Marilyn Shutter Stage at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds.

Brennan is a 2001 graduate of Lincoln High School. She received her bachelor's degree in environmental science and policy from the University of Minnesota in 2007 and a master's degree in science in environmental health and industrial hygiene from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 2011. Brennan is employed with Weston Solutions, Inc.

Benton is a 2001 graduate of Bemidji High School. He received his bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 2005 and his master's degree in structural engineering in 2007 from the University of Minnesota. He is currently employed with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

The couple will reside in Chicago.