Melissa Simpson and Carl Lemme are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Lowell and Barbara Simpson of Chokio and Drs. Gary and Terry Lemme of Brookings, S.D. Carl is a graduate of the Morris Area High School and South Dakota State University and is currently employed at Brookings Health System. Melissa is a graduate of Herman-Norcross High School and the University of Minnesota, St. Paul. She currently works for Syngenta Seeds, Inc. A June 27, 2009 wedding will take place at the Lorie and Mark Standinger home in Arlington. A wedding reception will follow on August 8, 2009 in Brookings, S.D.