Shelby Swanson and Tyler Winther were united in marriage June 4 at their home near New London. Shelby is the daughter of Wayne Swanson of Kerkhoven and Dean and Sheila...
Hannah Schmidt and Michael Danielson were united in marriage May 28 at Living Hope Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. Hannah is the daughter of the Roger and Abby Schmidt of Kandiyohi. Michael is the son of the Gary and Lynnette Danielson of New London. Maid of honor was Laura Schmidt, sister of the bride. Hannah's attendants were Emily Molenaar, sister of the bride, and Nikki McCall and Kelsey Hansen, friends of the bride.
Hayley Lang and Josh Nieman were united in marriage July 5 at Dode Lake near Hibbing. The bride's brother, Andrew Lang, officiated. Hayley is the daughter of Stephen and Paula Lang of Kandiyohi. Josh is the son of Dianne Daniels of Forest Lake, Chuck and Paula Nieman of North Branch and the late Kevin Daniels. Matron of honor was Barree Breimhorst, sister of the bride. Best man was Benjamin Nieman, son of the groom. A dinner was held at Grandma's in Hibbing.
Amy Frye and Anders Birkland, both of Willmar, are engaged to be married Sept. 10 at Green Lake Bible Chapel in Spicer. Amy is the daughter of Jim and Lori Frye of Hudson, Wisconsin. She is a 2008 graduate of Hudson Senior High School and a 2011 graduate of St. Cloud State University with bachelor's degrees in social work and criminal justice. She is employed as a mental health practitioner by Woodland Centers in Willmar. Anders is the son of Todd and Diane Birkland of Willmar. He is a 2007 graduate of Willmar High School.
Gretchen Dahl and Grant Schow, both of Schroeder, are engaged to be married Aug. 27 at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar. Gretchen is the daughter of Ross and Kristin Dahl of Willmar. She is a graduate of Willmar Senior High School and the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a bachelor's degree in English and health education. She is employed as a language arts teacher by William Kelley School in Silver Bay. Grant is the son of Kurt and Kimberly Schow of Willmar.
Lauren Lippert and Ryan Marcus are engaged to be married Aug. 27 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Olivia. Lauren is the daughter of Dan and Kim Lippert of Blomkest. She is a 2008 graduate of Renville County West High School in Renville and a 2012 graduate of South Dakota State University in Brookings with a degree in early childhood education. Lauren is employed as a kindergarten teacher by Renville County West School District. Ryan is the son of Bob and Jill Marcus of Renville.
Nichole Rhoda Anderson and Gary Allen Markworth were united in marriage June 18 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar. Nichole is the daughter of Wesley and Karen Anderson of Appleton. Gary is the son of Doug and Terssa Markworth of Spearfish, South Dakota.
Becky Molenaar and Kevin Cortez, both of Marion, Iowa, are engaged to be married Aug. 13 at First Presbyterian Church in Marion. Becky is the daughter of Paul and Shirley Molenaar of Willmar. She is a 2011 graduate of Willmar Senior High School and a 2015 graduate of Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with a bachelor's degree in history, social studies teaching and secondary education. She is employed as a Focus Lab instructor by Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa. Kevin is the son of Ralph and Roberta Cortez of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Halee Doty and Chris St. Aubin, both of Marshall, are engaged to be married July 30 at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer. Halee is the daughter of Christy and Steve Hunt of Willmar and Ryan and Laura Doty of Spicer. She is a 2012 graduate of Willmar Senior High School, a 2015 graduate of Ridgewater College in Willmar, and is a student at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. She is employed as a board operator by Marshall Radio. Chris is the son of Daryl and Vicki St. Aubin of Marshall.
Mary Sussenguth and John Spyhalski were united in marriage May 28 at the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Rochester. Mary is the daughter of Val Swanson and Neil Sussenguth of Willmar. John is the son of Joe and Eileen Spyhalski of Gaylord, Michigan. Matron of honor was Kelsey Paurus, and maid of honor was Emily Miller. Mary's attendants were Amanda Larson, Sarah Erdahl and Ashley Swanson. Flower girls were Ella Sussenguth and Berkely Paurus.