Katie Matzen and Jared Krause of Tekamah have announced their engagement and forthcoming wedding.
The bride-to-be, the daughter of Don Matzen of Blair and Larry and Marla Hansen of Herman, is a 2012 graduate of Blair High School. She is a senior nursing student at Midland University in Fremont.
The groom-to-be, the son of Mike and Mary Krause of Tekamah, is a 2011 Tekamah High School graduate. He earned his bachelor's degree in animal science from South Dakota State University in 2014. Jared is a self-employed farmer.
The couple will be married Dec. 31 in Fremont.