MARSHALL - Amanda Nelson and Travis Paradis announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Theo and Michele Nelson of Madison and Gwen Paradis and Tim Paradis of Marshall. Nelson is a 2006 graduate of Dawson Boyd High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Minnesota West and a 2010 graduate of MSU Mankato. She is employed with Touching Hearts Home Care & Wildrose Home Care as a registered nurse. Paradis is a 2004 graduate of Marshall High School and a 2006 graduate of MN West. He is employed with Olson and Johnson International as a diesel technician. The couple plans an Oct. 15, 2011, wedding at St. Clotilde Catholic Church in Green Valley.