Lisa Leah Hofer and Brian John Arens, both of New Prague, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Parents of the bride are Fredrick Hofer and Rita Berger and the late Robert Berger, all of Park Rapids. Parents of the groom are Roger and Jackie Arens of Plainview.
Hofer is a 1999 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School. She graduated from St. Cloud State University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. She is employed by the Rice County Sheriff's Department.
Arens graduated from Dassel-Cokato High School in 2002. He is employed by RTL Construction Company in Shakopee.
An Aug. 13, 2011 wedding is planned at St. Mary's Cathedral in St. Cloud.