TRACY - Ashlei Carpenter and Ryan Hoffmann announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Sandy Carpenter of Tracy and Michael and Jolene Hoffmann of Avon. Carpenter is a 2006 graduate of Tracy Area High School in Tracy and a 2012 graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University. She is employed as a long-term substitute in the Marshall School District. Hoffmann is a 2006 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and a 2007 graduate of Alexandria Tech. He is employed as a police officer with the Marshall Police Department. The couple plans an Oct. 5 wedding at St Mary's Catholic Church in Tracy with a reception and dance following at the Caboose in Tracy.