'She said yes': KARE 11's Jana Shortal announces engagement

The news anchor proposed to her girlfriend this weekend.
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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. 

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