Couple set August date

NEW BREMEN — Rebecca Ann Niekamp, of New Bremen, and Alex Thomas Schmiesing, of Minster, have announced their engagement and plans to marry Aug. 27, 2016, in the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster.

The bride-t0-be is the daughter of Caryn and Joe Niekamp, of New Bremen. She graduated in 2009 from New Bremen High School and in 2013 from the University of Cincinnati with an Associate of Applied Science in dental hygiene. She is employed by Sidney Dental Associates as a dental hygienist.

Her fiance is the son of Kay and Tim Schmiesing, of Minster. He is a 2010 Minster High School graduate and a 2014 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in operations management and finance. He is employed by Globus Printing and Packaging.