Stacy Lynn Schmidt and Elliot Gregory Richards are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dennis Schmidt of Battle Lake and Sarah and Don Martinson of Elbow Lake, and Greg and Judy Richards of Hoffman. Stacy is a 2005 graduate of West Central Area High School and a 2009 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in health and physical education. She is currently working at Prairie Community Services. Elliot is a 2004 graduate of West Central Area High School and a 2008 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in environmental studies. He is currently working at West Central Environmental Consultants. The couple is planning an August 21, 2010 wedding. The couple will reside near Cyrus.