Tara LuJuan Skauge and Eugene Bernard “EB” Floersch IV, were united in marriage on August  17, 2018, at Camrose Hill in Stillwater, with the Rev. Dave Schussman officiating. Tara’s matron of honor was her friend Joni Klovstad and maid of honor was her friend Samantha Stender. Bridesmaids were Carly Jensen, Mikayla Johnson, Kendal Pesola, Kylee […]

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Nicole Weiss and Shane Hanson, both of Fergus Falls, were joined in marriage on June 1, 2019. Parents of the bride are Cindy Weiss and the late Tom Weiss of Fergus Falls. Parents of the groom are Scott and Maija Hanson of Fergus Falls. The ceremony was held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, […]

Kristina Mae Fritz and Aaron Michael Gunter were united in marriage on November 3, 2018, at Bluestem in Moorhead, with the Rev. Mike Myslinski officiating.  Kristina’s matron of honor was her sister, Megan Adams.  Bridesmaids were Hanna Lausch and Maddie Mitthaugen , friends of the bride and Lauren Rivera, sister of the groom.  Aaron’s best […]

Amy Mandelke and Nate Westerberg are happy to announce their marriage on May 4, 2019, in Fergus Falls. Parents of the couple are John and Darlene Mandelke of Dalton, and Jeff and Julie Westerberg of Fergus Falls. Amy is a graduate of Fergus Falls High School, South Dakota State University and Western Kentucky University. She […]

Miller and Weinreis: Mark and Linda Miller and Jim and Becky Weinreis happily announce the upcoming wedding of Leslie Miller and Lloyd Weinreis at the end of February in Bismark, North Dakota. Leslie is a 2011 graduate of Fergus Falls High School and a graduate of North Dakota State University and Ridgewater College. She works […]

The Shimmer + Chic Bridal Show at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course was the perfect place for area couples to learn more about wedding vendors in the area. With a variety of booths, a runway show and multiple giveaways, Saturday’s event was full of valuable information. In its second year, the Shimmer + Chic Bridal […]

Beske and Terpstra: Erin Beske and Taylor Terpstra were married on November 3, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Grand Forks, North Dakota with Rev. Spencer Homan officiating. Parents are Dan and Amy Beske of Fergus Falls and Gordie and Monica Terpstra of Crookston. Erin is employed by Fisher Public Schools as a school […]

Benjamin Phillip Kugler and Sara Ann Conley were united in marriage on September 23, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Church, Fargo. A reception, dinner and dance was held following the ceremony at the Red River Zoo. A reception was also held on September 30, at the Staggering Ox, in Helena, Montana. Parents of the couple […]

Stephanie Erlandson, daughter of Ken and Tony Erlandson of Henning, and Noah Heidorn, son of Ken and Sue Heidorn of Fergus Falls, were married on October 28, 2017. The ceremony was held at Zion Lutheran Church in Brainerd with a reception at the Northern Pacific Center. The couple currently resides in Blaine.

Jen Loomer and Zack Hanson were wed Aug. 26, 2017, at Eagles Aerie in Fergus Falls. Parents of the bride are Kathy Rivers of Fergus Falls and Jim (Christine) Loomer of Moorhead. Parents of the groom are Wayne Hanson of East Grand Forks and Wendy (Gordon) Coulter of Sesser, Illinois. Maid of honor was Jenny […]



Michael Brumm and Kaley Sievert were married on July 16, 2017, at Refuge Golf Club in Oak Grove. Parents of the bride are Michael and Renee Sievert. Parents of the groom are Keith and Wendy Brumm. Mike is a band teacher at Wheaton Public Schools and Kaley is a reporter at the Fergus Falls Daily […]

Meredith Mackinnon and Andrew Ronnevik were married on June 17, 2017, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Bemidji with Andrew’s uncles Rev. Mark Astrup and Rev. David Astrup presiding. Parents are Millicent and David Mackinnon of Downers Grove, Illinois, and Rachel and Hans Ronnevik of Fergus Falls. Meredith works as a nurse at Sanford Bemidji Hospital […]

Michelle Marxen and Stefan Bischof were married on May 6, 2017, at Christ The King Lutheran Church in Moorhead with the Rev. Aaron Suomala Folkerds officiating. Parents are Julie and Larry Marxen of Fargo and Carol and Markus Bischof of Fergus Falls. Michelle is employed as a registered nurse in pediatrics at Sanford Medical Center […]

Monica Lynn Ness and Christopher James Diestler were married September 24, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls with the Rev. Chris Eldredge officiating. Parents of the couple are Roger and Debbie Ness and Greg and Debi Diestler all of Fergus Falls. Maid of honor was Carissa Trites, friend of the bride. matron of […]

Megan Erstad and Capt. Joshua Smithers were married March 25, 2017, at the Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities in Southern Pines, North Carolina, officiated by friend of the groom, Tyler Tavares. Parents of the bride are Roger and Sue Erstad of Fergus Falls. Parents of the Groom are Jim and Gina Smithers of Fairfax, […]

Trista Olson and Branden Moffitt were united in marriage on Oct. 22, 2016 at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd of Shattuck-St. Mary’s in Fairbault. Trista is the daughter of Harley and Bev Olson of Fergus Falls. Branden is the son of Bruce and Mary Jane Moffitt of Spencer, Iowa. The wedding was officiated by […]

Dacia Dawn Walkup and William Jay Foss were married Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Church of the Nazarene in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. Clay Mitchell officiating. Parents of the couple are Dewey and Donna Walkup of Fergus Falls and Ron and Maxine Heisler of Fargo and the late Robert Foss. Grandparents are Jack and […]

Danielle Mae Schroeder and Cody Alexander Call married on Dec.17, 2016, at Mount Carmel Family Chapel in Alexandria. The Rev. Jon Olson, friend of the family, officiated the ceremony. Parents of the bride are Scott and Joeline Schroeder of Fergus Falls. Parents of the groom are Todd and Jill Call of Alexandria. The bride’s maid […]

Trisha Anne Johnson and Eric Joshua Mosher were united in marriage on Oct. 22, 2016, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fargo. Trisha is the daughter of Bill and Kristine Johnson of Dilworth. Graduating from Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School and Minnesota State University Moorhead, she is currently employed at Hope Lutheran Church. Eric is the son of […]

Pasquale Martino Zappa and Kristen Rae Kugler were married on Sep. 17, 2016. Parents of the couple are Phil and Lori Kugler of Erhard, and Joel and Melissa Zappa of Almena, Wisconsin. The ceremony was held at Kristen’s parent’s home in rural Erhard with an outdoor wedding. The Rev. Mel Frank, friend of the couple, […]

Cheyenne Driscoll and Grant Malmstrom were joined in marriage on Nov. 26, 2016, in San Diego. Parents are Tim and Ramona Driscoll of Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Dan and Lisa Malmstrom of Battle Lake. Grandparents are Bonnie Driscoll of East Grand Forks and Bud and Laurel Malmstrom of Henning. The bride and groom serve […]

Talya Lori Tysver and Jason Bennett Heckman were married Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. David Foss officiating. Parents of the couple are Bruce and Lori Tysver of Fergus Falls and Merle and Cindy Heckman of Walton, Kentucky. Grandparents are Gerald and Mildred Tysver of Fergus Falls […]

Megan Fritz and Cain Adams were united in marriage on June 25, 2016, at Our Lady of Victory Church with the Rev. Alan Wielinski officiating. Parents of the bride are Scott and Deanna Fritz of Fergus Falls. Parents of the groom are Rickie and Peggy Adams of Ashby. Grandparents of the bride are Alden and […]

Ariela Velasquez and Michael Erstad were married Sept. 17, 2016, at Park Avenue United Methodist Church in New York by the Rev. Dr. Cathy S. Gilliard. Mother of the bride is Dorys Alvia of Manta, Ecuador, and parents of the groom are Roger and Suzanne Erstad of Fergus Falls. Maid of honor was Maria Haro, […]

Emily Joy Wells and Jeffrey Allan Sivertson were married Aug. 20, 2016, at the Fargo Country Club. Parents of the bride are Jodie Wells and Sidney Fossan of Fergus Falls, and the late George Wells Jr. of Yukon, Oklahoma. Parents of the groom are Lisa Sivertson of Fargo, and Larry Sivertson of Cando, North Dakota. […]

Julie Eisenlohr and Michael Lake announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Julie is the daughter of Robert and Elaine Eisenlohr. She is a 2010 graduate of New York Mills High School and also a graduate of Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She is currently employed as the assistant property manager at Goldmark Property Management in Fargo. […]

Kaleb Melton and Samantha Beck wed in Fergus Falls on Sept. 10. Parents of the bride are Brian and Stacy Beck and the groom’s parents are Frank and Kathy Melton. Melton graduated in 1999 from Shell Lake High School in Wisconsin. Beck graduated in 2004 from Fergus Falls High School. The couple met in 2007 […]

Don and Clare Fick, both 80, wed Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. The couple met two years ago as neighbors in Fergus Falls. Clare would walk her dog down the street past Don’s home, and they got to talking. The couple became good friends while Clare was caretaking for […]

Isaac Samuel Erickson and Rachel Katherine Rusche were married May 21 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Barnesville. Patrick Lundberg of Fergus Falls officiated the ceremony. The reception was held at The Vintage Garden, also located in Barnesville. Parents are John and Kim Erickson of Fergus Falls, Kathy (Mike) Hofer of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and […]

Amy Gerber and Ananias Garrison had their wedding May 2. Dan and Mary Gerber of Fergus Falls are parents of the bride while Paula and Mitchell Garrison of San Angelo, Texas, are parents of the groom. The matron of honor was Angie Manley, sister of the bride. The best man was Zach Garrison, brother of […]

It is with great joy that Maria Cin and Jeffrey McSorley Jr. announce that they were united in marriage on June 27, 2015.  Parents of the couple are Jerry and Wanda Cin of Morris, Peggy (Stahl) Arkulary of Fergus Falls, and Jeffrey and Jodi McSorley of Campbell. Grandparents of the bride are Beverly and Vern […]

Kay Erickson and Robert Forster were married July 25, 2015. Parents of the couple are Charles and Yvonne Erickson of Battle Lake, Bill and Marge Forster of Marion, Ohio. The ceremony took place in Carbondale, Colorado, where the couple resides.

Anna Lee Hermes and Jon Richard Gregory were united in marriage April 16, 2015 during a ceremony on the beach at the Double Tree Resort, North Redington Beach, Florida at 4 p.m. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Calvin D. McIlroy. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Susan Hermes of Fergus Falls. […]

Amanda Jacobsen and Reid Ouse were married May 23, 2015 at Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle in Smithtown, New York, with the Rev. Doug Jansson officiating. A reception followed at the Hamlet Wind Watch Golf and Country Club. The couple welcomed family and friends from the bride’s native Long Island and the groom’s home state of Minnesota. […]

  Bruce and Vicki Erickson of Elk Lake and Curt and Kay Svare of Fergus Falls announce the marriage of Nick Erickson and Deb Svare. The marriage took place May 5 in a private ceremony at Camp Ripley with the Chaplin Thul officiating.    The couple makes their home in Brooklyn Park.   An open […]

Emily Muxfeldt and Dakota Smith were married June 28, 2014, at First Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. Saul Stensvaag officiating. Parents of the couple are Craig and Pam Muxfeldt of Fergus Falls, Lois Smith of Billings, Montana. The Maid of Honor was Stephanie Muxfeldt, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were Natalie […]

Joy Sunde and Chase Larson were married at Stavanger Lutheran Church rural Fergus Falls on May 10, 2014, with Brad Sunde, the father of the bride, officiating. Parents of the couple are Brad and Carol Sunde and Kathy Larson, all of Fergus Falls, and Terry and Tammy Larson of Battle Lake. The couple resides in […]

Nicole Mjelde and Michael Tadros were married March 29, 2014, on Palm Tree Beach on North Captiva Island, Fla. Parents of the couple are Myron and Pam Mjelde of Fergus Falls, Ezzat and Emily Tadros of Bayonne, N.J. Grandparents are Bert and Ann Hoffman, Wallace and Gene Mjelde, all of Fergus Falls. Abby Young served […]

Monic Swanson and Lloyd Jobe were married on July 21, 2014, in Morris. Attendants were Susan Hayes, Patricia Verlo and Greg Verlo along with granddaughter Jeenifer Verlo. A reception was held in Grand Lake Lodge, Colo. The couple will make their home in Hancock.

Kathryn Crabtree and Paul Vukonich were married Saturday, March 8, 2014, at CrossRoads Church in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. James Bjork and the Rev. Mark Johnson officiating. Parents of the couple are Keven and Debbie Crabtree, Chuck and Susan Vukonich all of Fergus Falls. Maid of Honor was Elizabeth Crabtree and Matron of Honor […]

Stephanie Gorghuber and Shaneabbas Raza were wed June 14 at Aastad Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dan Cole officiating. They are the children of David and Darla Gorghuber of Fergus Falls, and Shabbir and Shehnez Raza of Tanzania. Grandparents are Harold and Joyce Boese, Robert Gorghuber and Fatma Kanji. Representing the bride were Sarah Johnson, […]

Robin Ann (Grewe) Passer and Joseph Kruize Hubbard were married on June 14 at the Barrett Lakeside Pavilion in Barrett, Minnesota. Robin is employed at Star Bank in Elbow Lake, and Joseph is employed at Farmers Coop Oil in Elbow Lake. The couple reside in Elbow Lake. Parents are Dallas and Linda Grewe of Battle […]

Barry and Judy Heinen, Fergus Falls, are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelsey Jo Heinen, to Eric Birchem, son of Diane and Doug Birchem, Wahpeton. Heinen graduated with a business degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls. She works in Metering and Construction Services, at Otter Tail Power […]

Mali Rose Hegseth and Matthew Leroy Moss were married on October 5th, 2013 at Our Saviors Ten Mile Lake Lutheran Church in Dalton with the Rev. Tom Junkert officiating. Parents of the couple are David and Deborah Hegseth of Fergus Falls and Steve and Nancy Moss of Dalton. Matron of honor was Rena Simon. Bridesmaids were […]

Denise Renee Lindblom and Benjamin Lee Christenson were married Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. Roger Lange officiating. Parents are Gene and Kathie Lindblom and Paul and Mary Jo Christenson, all of Fergus Falls. Maid of Honor was Jessica Beebe. Bridesmaids were Sarah Hanish, Rena Simon and […]

Katie Fadness and Mark Miller were married Oct. 5, 2013, in Aberdeen, S.D. Parents of the groom are Jeff and Barb Miller of Fergus Falls. Parents of the bride are Hal and Cindy Fadness of Bath, S.D. Carrie Bucher, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Alissa Artz, friend of the bride, […]

Heidi Noelle Hedman and Ryan Scott Sampson were married June 29, 2013, at Bethel Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls, with Pastor Rich Iverson officiating. Parents are Clayton and Peggy Hedman of Wheaton and Scott and ViAnn Sampson of Fergus Falls. Maid of Honor was Erin Hedman, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kristin Ross, sister of […]

Stephanie Morris and Jason Retzlaff were married Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at First Church of the Nazarene in Fergus Falls, with the Rev. Steve Hoffman officiating. Parents of the couple are David and Deb Retzlaff and Mark and Deb Morris, all of Fergus Falls. Maid of honor was Sara Piekarski, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids […]

Deborah Rae Suiter and Sean Marc Mitterling were married July 12, 2013, at Life Church in Fergus Falls, with the Revs. Patrick Herzog and Don Suiter officiating. Parents of the couple are Don and Judy Suiter of Fergus Falls and Keith and Tami Mitterling of Wahpeton, N.D. Grandparents are Ellen and Leonard Goos (Sean’s). Maid […]

Kaitlyn Paige Lindberg and Kaiser George Starkey were married July 19, 2013 in a beautiful garden setting just outside Fergus Falls, with Pastor Edward Starkey officiating. Parents of the couple are Tracey Lindberg of Fergus Falls, Ron Lindberg of Princeton, and Pastor Edward and Janice Starkey of Iron River, Michigan. Grandparents are Gene and Kathy […]

Jana Thole and Tyler Brackey were married June 1, 2013, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Mankato, with Pr. Patrick Patterson officiating. Parents of the couple are Dave and Becky Thole of Fergus Falls and Vance and Kim Brackey of Lake Mills, Iowa. Maid of honor was Karla Thole, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids […]

The following marriages were recorded during the month of August in Otter Tail County: • Mark Adam Boyer and Katelyn Nancy Edds on Aug. 1 in Detroit Lakes • Richard Hartzell Overby and Matthew Ward Buckingham on Aug. 1 in Battle Lake • Channa Rae Petit and Robert Grant Coulter in Sartell on Aug. 2 […]

Kristina DesJardiens and Ryan Truax were married May 25, 2013, at the Profile Event Center in Minneapolis, with the Rev. Craig Schutte officiating. Parents of the couple are Jerry Cole and Lisa Pouliot of Minneapolis and Greg and Kathy Truax of Fergus Falls. Maid of honor was Lisa Pouliot, mother of the bride. Bridesmaids were […]

Alyssa Kay Marlenee and Kory Scott Jenkins were married June 1, 2013, on the Betsey Northrup Riverboat of the Padleford Riverboats in St. Paul. Parents of the couple are Grant and Peggy Marlenee of Fergus Falls and Mark Jenkins of Le Mont, Pa., and Maureen Duffey of Middleton Wis. Alyssa grew up in Fergus Falls, […]

Katie Vanessa Rahr and Michael Aaron Kapel were married Friday, July 26, 2013, at Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead, with the Rev. Chuck Tysver officiating. Parents of the couple are Mark and Faith Tysver of Fergus Falls, and Rae Kapel and Jack and Sandi Kapel, all of Fargo. Grandparents are Gerald and Mildred Tysver of […]

Lindsay Kay Grimm and Darin Andrew Rogness were married June 8, 2013, at Bethel Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls. Rev. Rich Johnson officiating. Parents of the couple are Dave and Deb Grimm of Fergus Falls and Bert and Verna Rogness of Astoria, South Dakota. Maid of Honor was Talya Tysver, friend of the Bride. Bridesmaids were […]

Andrew and Karleena Balgaard were married in Hastings, NE on July 20, 2013. They currently reside in Aberdeen, SD where Andrew is employed at RDO Equipment Co. and Karleena teaches fourth grade in the Aberdeen Public School System. Parents are Stan and Cheri Balgaard of Evansville/Ashby, MN and Bob and Barb Schroeder from Blue Hill, […]

Debi Kilde and Jake Scott were married Oct. 20, 2012, on the Minnesota Centennial Showboat in St. Paul, with the Rev. John C. Kilde officiating. Parents are Rev. John and Janet Kilde of Fergus Falls and Melissa Dolan and Mark Scott of Roseville. Debi had her siblings, Kristi Kilde, Rebekah Ysteboe and John Kilde, and […]

Annie Rose Sivak and Kent David Larsen were married Oct. 11, 2012, at Usher’s House in Moorhead, with the Rev. Douglas Dent officiating. Parents are Robert and Pamela Sivak, of Dickinson, N.D., and Russell and Renee Larsen of Fergus Falls. Annie is employed at A.R. MuscleWoRx in Fargo as a massage therapist. Kent works for […]