Sjogren -- Verich
Kaia Sjogren and Joseph Verich are engaged to be married Jan. 8 at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul.
Sjogren is the daughter of Steven and Louise Sjogren of Hector.
She is a 1995 graduate of Buffalo Lake-Hector High School in Hector and a 2000 graduate of the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul with a degree in biology and nursing. She received her master's degree in public health from the University of Minnesota in 2007. She is employed by the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview.
Verich is the son of Demetrio and Mary Verich of Laona, Wis.
He is a 1996 graduate of Laona High School and a 2000 graduate of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., with a degree in history. He is employed by WD Flooring in Minneapolis.