A special guest will be present when Adam Myers and Sloan Braith get married Saturday, a man they’ve never met but who made their big day possible.
He’s Jeremy Gitzlaff, of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, an Iraq War veteran and former Marine Corps reservist. He donated bone marrow last year that’s credited with saving the North Branch man’s life from leukemia. They began texting this summer.
A Minnesota couple took the plunge in a way not many do. They married underwater, surrounded by sharks. Except this wasn’t in the Caribbean, it was at Mall of America.
Every couple plans their wedding with the hope that it will be the perfect day. But flooding at Harriet Island in St. Paul is causing a lot of anxiety for some brides and grooms-to-be. So far, four weddings have been cancelled because of the swollen Mississippi River, and couples are scrambling to make last-minute changes.
A South Dakota couple got to say their “I Dos” Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis. They’re hoping their ceremony will help change a policy in their home state. “Congratulations to this fabulous couple. Twenty-seven years together. Twenty-seven years of family. Twenty-seven years of love and commitment,” Mayor Betsy Hodges said at the ceremony.
On Monday afternoon, a Twin Cities couple got married in Costa Rica. Luckily for everyone involved, the groom was wearing pants.
Usually, WCCO viewers are putting meteorologist Chris Shaffer “On the Spot.” But earlier Thursday evening, he helped a guy put his girlfriend on the spot in a really big way. Luke was watching WCCO’s 6 p.m. weather forecast with his girlfriend, Ally. But this wasn’t just any old forecast. “I was just like ‘Hey look, it’s our picture!’ And she was like ‘Oh, that’s so cool!’ Luke said.
One of the men accused of stealing money, checks and gift cards from wedding receptions in the north metro has been sentenced.
Turning a negative into a positive
Family and friends gathered in Cashton to pay respects to a young man who died from injuries suffered in an accident on the day he was to be married. Twenty-two-year-old Jacob Gronemus suffered third-degree burns over 75 percent of his body in a welding accident Oct. 1.
David and Kristianne met three years ago in North Dakota. For their wedding, they picked a Taylors Falls river cruise for the venue. His family came in from Poland, hers from the Dakotas. But plans changed fast.
In just about seven hours, same-sex couples will be able to legally marry in Minnesota. And dozens of couples have decided not to put it off and are getting married right after midnight.
The first legalized marriages between people of the same sex in Minnesota are now less than two weeks away.
In a time where much has changed about marriage, one thing has not: the decision to keep your name, take your husband’s, hyphenate, or do something else. Are women taking their husbands’ last names as often as they used to?
A new study from UCLA School of Law shows almost 5,000 same-sex couples are expected to get married in Minnesota over the next three years. That’s expected to bring $42 million into the state and local economies.
As we countdown the hours to Natalie’s wedding, we are all getting a little bit excited for her and her future husband Peder.