The couple is planning a 4 p.m. wedding on Sept. 15, 2007, at First Congregational United Church o Christ in Dubuque with the reception to follow at Happy's Place.
Nicole is a 2002 graduate of Dubuque Senior High School and a 2006 grduated of the University of Northern Iowa. She is employed at Acute Care, Inc. in Ankeny.
Kurt is a 2001 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. He is employed with Polk County.