Katherine is a 2002 graduate of Bon Homme High School. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Contemporary media and journalism and will graduate in December of 2006 form the University of South Dakota.
Elijah is a 2002 graduate of Gava-Holstein High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of South Dakota, receiving Bachelor of Science Degrees in psychology and mathematics. He is pursuing a master of arts at USD in mathematics.
Katherine is the daughter of Rahn and Ruth Paulson of Springfield S.D. Elijah is the son of Todd Stines of Holstein and Maria Stines of Des Moines. He is the grandson of Pete and Marie Stines of Holstein and Gerald and Kay Chettinger of Cherokee.
The couple is planning an October 28, 2006 wedding in Tyndall, S.D.