The couple will be honored at a luau social gathering and dance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Merrill Civic Center.
Lara is the daughter of Movylene Haack of Remsen and Bob Hightower of Chattanooga, Tenn. Ryan is the son of Deb Gillaspie of Merrill.
Bridal attendants were Courtney Austin and Scott Juhl.
Groomsmen were Adam Gillaspie and Stan Vanderloo.
Lara is employed at Wal-Mart in Le Mars and Ryan is employed with Hinton Community Schools.
The couple is at home in Le Mars.