Congratulations are pouring in for one of the Twin Cities' most buzzworthy news anchors — but this time, it's not for winning awards.
On Sunday, KARE 11 reporter Jana Shortal announced her engagement on social media:
"So many thanks to all who literally and figuratively held my hand up until this moment when I asked Laura for hers," Shortal said on Facebook:
An earlier tweet reveals the two were in snowy northern Minnesota when Shortal popped the question.
Many prominent local figures are tweeting their well-wishes, including former Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and even T.C. Bear, the Minnesota Twins mascot:
Shortal has been with KARE 11 since 2003, according to her station bio.