Tanya Erickson and Steve Polkowski, both of Duluth, plan to be married Aug. 9 in Leif Erikson Park in Duluth.
Her parents are Brad and Kathy Erickson of Sheridan, Ill. His parents are James and Carol Polkowski of Cushing, Minn.
The bride, a 2002 graduate of Serena (Ill.) High School, graduated from Millikin University in Decatur, Ill., in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is a Head Start teacher at Fond du Lac Head Start in Cloquet.
The future groom, a 2002 graduate of Eagan (Minn.) High School, graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2008 with a bachelor's degree of applied arts. He is a teacher at Cloquet High School and the head coach for varsity girls soccer at Duluth East High School.