John Persell and Teresa Northbird announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
They will be married in a private ceremony Saturday, Oct. 17, in Bemidji. All family and friends are invited to the reception and dinner dance following the ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the American Legion in Cass Lake. No local invitations will be sent.
Teresa is employed by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council, and John is a Minnesota state representative, DFL-Bemidji.
The couple will reside in Bemidji.