Carmen Josephine Kraska and Lance Michael Chastek of Elko announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Carmen is the daughter of Emil and Rhonda Kraska of New Market. She is a graduate of New Prague High School and Dakota County Technical College. Carmen is employed at Generation Home & Building Center as an interior designer. 
Lance is the son of Steven Chastek of Chaska and Julie Chastek of Jordan. He is a graduate of Jordan High School and Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts College. Lance is employed as the director of materials and production at Certified Recycling. 
A fall wedding is planned for 2013.