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Farris -- Petersen

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West Central Tribune
Farris -- Petersen
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Amber Farris and Michael Petersen, both of Ridgecrest, Calif., are engaged to be married Jan. 8 at White Star in Ridgecrest.

Farris is the daughter of Bill and Cherie Farris of Ridgecrest. She is a 1999 graduate of Burroughs High School in Ridgecrest and a 2003 graduate of California State University in Los Angeles with a bachelor's degree in choral music education. She earned a master's degree in vocal performance and pedagogy in 2007from California State University in Los Angeles. She is employed as a classical singer and teacher in Los Angeles and Ridgecrest.

Petersen is the son of Leroy and Sheryl Petersen of Kerkhoven.

He is a 1999 graduate of MACCRAY High School in Clara City and a 2005 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering and mechanics. He is employed as a U.S Navy civilian aerospace engineer in China Lake, Calif.