GARVIN - Ally Sylvester and Paul Carlson announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mike and Darcy Carlson of Garvin and Dick and Diane Sylvester of Ham Lake. Sylvester is a 2007 graduate of Blaine High School, and a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Morris and plans to receive her master's in school counseling from Mankato State University in May. Carlson is a 2006 graduate of Tracy Area High School, and a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Morris He teaches elementary school in Blue Earth. A July 13, 2013, wedding is planned.