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Carena Materi, Breckenridge, and

Matthew Ashburn, Brainerd, announce their engagement and forthcoming

marriage. Parents are Thomas and Peggy Materi, Breckenridge, and

Floyd and Barbara Ashburn, Brainerd.

Carena graduated in 2008 from

Breckenridge High School and in 2013 she graduated from Minnesota State

University Moorhead with a bachelor’s

degree in special education. She is

employed as a special educator at

Kindred Public High School.

Matthew graduated in 2008 from

Brainerd Senior High School and he is

attending Minnesota State University Moorhead studying psychology. He is

employed as a warrant officer in the

Minnesota National Guard.

A September 21 wedding is planned at St. Mary’s of the Presentation

Catholic Church, Breckenridge, followed by a reception at the Eagles Club of

Wahpeton, N.D.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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