Heidi Ridgeway and JJ Brethorst, along with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are John and Ardyce Brethorst of Chokio and Rod and Pam Ridgeway of Stanford, Mont. and Deb Myllymaki and Bill Dingley of Dillon, Mont. Heidi is a 2000 graduate of Stanford Public High School in Stanford, Mont. and a 2004 graduate from Alexandria Technical College where she earned her degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services in Morris. JJ is a 1999 graduate of Chokio-Alberta High School and now farms in rural Chokio. The couple will be united in marriage, Sept. 1, 2012 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Chokio. With a reception and dance to follow at the Old Number One in Morris.