Dawn is the daughter of Sharon Utesch and the late Roger Utesch of Brunsville. Michael is the son of William and Kathy McLaughlin of Fonda.
The couple is planning a Sept. 10, 2011, wedding at 3 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The reception will follow at the Le Mars Convention Center lower level.
Dawn is a 1998 graduate of Le Mars Community High School and is currently employed as a sales associate at Premier Communications in Le Mars.
Mike is a 2003 graduate of Newell-Fonda High School and a 2005 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College. He is currently employed as a technician at ICON Ag Solutions in Le Mars.