Archive for Thursday, December 8, 2005


December 8, 2005

Milton and Joan Bland, Eudora, announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Bland, Bethel, Alaska, to Ben Bruce, Bethel, Alaska, son of Carol Bruce, Wilkes Barre, Pa.

The bride-to-be is a 1994 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a bachelor of arts degree in education from Principia College in 1998 from Elsah, Ill. She teaches fourth grade in Bethel, Alaska.

The future groom is a former sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps. He served with the 2nd Force Recon. He has taught preschool in Bethel, Alaska. He is a dog musher and trapper.

The couple plan a Jan. 20, 2006, wedding in Bethel, Alaska, and a May 28, 2006, wedding in Eudora.

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