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Bendinelli -- Dowdell

Mallie Bendinelli of Hector and Andrew Dowdell of Atwater are engaged to be married Nov. 1 at Church of Our Lady in Manannah.

Bendinelli is the daughter of Doug and Starr Kerr of Hector and Donald and Wanda Bendinelli of Olivia.

She graduated from Julian High School in 2000 and from St. Mary's College of California in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in history. She is employed in inside sales by Universal Microelectronics Co. USA Inc. in Willmar.

Dowdell is the son of Gerald and Debra Dowdell of Atwater.

He graduated from Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School in Grove City in 1998. He is employed by M&P Nexlevel of Maple Lake.