Larry and Janet Giersch, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Emily Catherine Giersch, Plainville, to Dalton James Nuttle, Plainville, son of Russell and Michele Nuttle, Utica.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Hays High School and a 2009 graduate of Fort Hays State University. She works for the state of Kansas.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Western Plains High School and a 2008 graduate of Hutchinson Community College. He is employed at Western Cooperative Electric.

A Nov. 5, 2011, wedding is planned at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.