The couple are planning an Oct. 1, 2011, wedding.
Kristin is the daughter of Doug and Janet Brown, of Cherokee, and Kathy Stahl of Le Mars. She is a 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and a 2010 graduate of AIB College of Business in Des Moines, where she earned a bachelor's of business administration degree. She is currently employed as a paralegal in the office of the Iowa Attorney General.
Kyle is the son of Dan and Ann McManus, of Dakota Dunes, S.D., and Mary Helen and Bob Gibson of Sioux City. He is a 2004 graduate of Remsen-Union High School, and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting from the Tippy College of Business at the University of Iowa in 2008. He is currently employed as a financial analyst at John Deere.