Emily is the daughter of the Rev. Gary and Julie Hegstad, of Sanborn. Nathan is the son of Gloria Fischer, of Le Mars, and Steve Fischer, of Tartu, Estonia.
A June 2, 2012, wedding ceremony is planned at 3 p.m. at Christ Chapel in Orange City.
Emily is a 2008 graduate of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School in Hartley. She will graduate from Northwestern College in May, with a bachelor of arts degree in social work with a psychology minor.
Nathan attended Le Mars Community High School and also attended Northwestern College. He is pursuing a degree in elementary education with an endorsement in coaching. Nate is a member of the National Guard and also a football captain for Northwestern College Red Raiders.