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Dick and Kati Purpur, Grand Forks, ND, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Nicole Purpur, to Jade Aaron Fertig. Jade is the son of Jim Knudson of Grand Forks, ND and Paula Monette of Thompson, ND.

Jill is a 2006 graduate of Grand Forks Central High School and graduated from Rasmussen College in 2014 with an Associate's Degree in Paralegal studies. She is employed by Zimney Foster, P.C. in Grand Forks, ND.

Jade is a 2008 graduate of Grand Forks Red River High School and plans to attend the University of North Dakota in the Fall to pursue his Bachelor's Degree in Education. He is employed by Best Buy in Grand Forks, ND.

The couple will exchange wedding vows on February 18, 2017 in Grand Forks, ND at Calvary Lutheran Church. The couple will reside in Grand Forks.