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Clairmont, Youngman announce engagement

Stephanie Clairmont and Joel Youngman

Stephanie Clairmont of Esko, Minn., and Joel Youngman of Cloquet, Minn., announce their engagement. The couple plans to be married June 9, 2012, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Cloquet.

Parents of the couple are Alan and Renee Clairmont of Esko and Bob and Nancy Youngman of Virginia, Minn.

The bride-to-be is a 1997 graduate of Esko High School and a 2009 graduate of Bemidji State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. She is employed as an assistant manager for Blockbuster in Cloquet, and substitute teacher for Cloquet area schools.

The future groom is a 1995 graduate of Virginia High School. He graduated magna sum laude in 1999 from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. He is employed as a lead technical writer for Amsoil Inc. in Superior, Wis.

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