BLUE EARTH - Becca Nelson and Seth Blum, both of Salem, Ore., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Tim and Vicky Nelson of Blue Earth, and Mike and Diane Blum of Spencer, Iowa.
Becca graduated from Blue Earth Area High School in 2004, Northwestern College, St. Paul, in 2007, and Iowa Lakes Community College in 2010. She works as a pediatric home care registered nurse in Portland, Ore.
Seth graduated from Spencer High School in 2001 and Iowa Lakes Community College in 2010, and served four years in the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan. He works as an RN at a pediatric clinic in Salem, Ore.