MANKATO - Emily Mikkelson and Brandon Grafing announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Gary and Karla Mikkelson of Willmar and Paula Grafing of Marshall and Steve Grafing of Sibley, Iowa. Mikkelson is a 2006 graduate of Willmar High School and a 2010 graduate of Ridgewater College with an associates of science degree in early childhood education. She is employed as an infant teacher at Care Corner Daycare in Mankato. Grafing is a student at Bemidji State University studying business management. He is employed as a sales manager at AT&T in Mankato. The couple plans a June 16, 2012, wedding at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar.