Jerry and Mary Werk of Herman, and Doug and Deb Bothun of Dawson, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Rachel Marie Werk and Ryan Douglas Bothun. Rachel earned a bachelor of science in earth science education from Minnesota State University - Moorhead, and is currently employed as a high school science teacher in Pierz. Ryan earned a bachelor of science in technology education/industrial arts from Bemidji State University and a masters degree in education from St. Mary’s University and is currently employed as an industrial technology teacher in Long Prairie. A June 21, 2014, wedding is planned. Rachel is the granddaughter of Glen and Gertie Werk of Donnelly, and the late Dean Towner and the late Carol Towner (Andrew) Brevig of Herman. Ryan is the grandson of Genevieve Bothun of Dawson and the late Alden Bothun, and Carolyn Grahn of Dawson and the late Ted Grahn.