BARK RIVER - Rachelle Ives of Bark River and Derek Olson of Hermansville announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Bark River-Harris High School and graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2010 with a degree in accounting. Rachelle is the daughter of Don and Ruth Ives of Bark River and is employed at Kivioja and Van Effen, CPAs in Escanaba.
Derek is a 2007 graduate of North Central Area High School. He graduated from Bay College in 2011 with a certificate in welding and a degree in automotive technology. The son of Tim and Kay Bal of Hermansville and Ed Olson of Bark River, Derek is employed at Jay's Auto Service in Hermansville.
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The couple will exchange wedding vows on July 20, 2013, at the Bark River Bible Church.