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Blake Buck and Kellie O'Leary are shown after she catches a big engagement ring with her ice fishing line. Special to The Forum

Fishing for a 'yes': Scuba diver helps Wahpeton man pull off proposal

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OTTERTAIL, Minn. - Some men get down on one knee. Others have proposed at football games on Live TV. Then there is Blake Buck, who recently reeled in a fiancé.


When Buck of Wahpeton, N.D., decided to ask his girlfriend to marry him, he did more than go above and beyond. He went below the ice, with help from his scuba-diving friend.

Buck recently took his girlfriend, Kellie O'Leary, a kindergarten teacher in Breckenridge, out for a day of ice fishing on Otter Tail Lake.

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