Ashley Jude of Monticello and Matthew Hanson of Plymouth announce their engagement to be married on Oct. 29, 2011 at Redeemer Lutheran Church of Wayzata.

Ashley is the daughter of Larry and Sharon Jude of Big Lake. She is a 2003 graduate of Monticello High School and a 2007 graduate of Winona State University. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Braham Area Elementary School.

Matthew is the son of Tim and Barb Hanson of Plymouth. He is a 2003 graduate of Maranatha Christian Academy of Brooklyn Park and a 2007 graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in California. He finished his third year playing professional basketball in Australia and is currently working on his master’s degree in education. The couple will live in Rush City.