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Engaged - Hammond and Byland

Engaged - Hammond and Byland

Mr. and Mrs. George Ham-mond of rural Nelson are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki Hammond, to James Byland, son of Malissa (Patrick) Lindell of Bertha and David (Mary) Byland of Maudlin, South Carolina.

Nikki, a 2010 graduate of Jef-ferson High School in Alexan-dria, recently graduated from the University of Minnesota, Crookston, with a major in health sciences and a minor in biology.

James, a 2008 graduate of Bertha-Hewitt High School, acquired a machine tool tech-nology diploma from Alexandria Technical and Community College. He is employed by An-derson Crane in Waite Park.

An August 23, 2014, wedding is planned.