Peterson Reports To Training Camp ... With A RingAdrian Peterson has arrived at training camp with a different look: a ring on his finger. The star running back reported Thursday with the rest of the Vikings to the Minnesota State University campus and confirmed he married his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Brown, just five days earlier.
Marital First Responders Help Provide 'First Aid' To CouplesWedding season is here and one piece of advice many newlyweds will hear is that a marriage takes work. Couples deal with everything from those little annoyances, like taking out the garbage, to more serious issues, like finances.
Wisconsin County To Refund Marriage License FeeAppleton-area couples who applied for marriage licenses but didn't receive them before a federal judge halted same-sex weddings will receive full refunds of their application fees.
Study Suggests Marriage Is Good For The HeartIt seems that marriage is good for the heart, and not just in a romantic sense. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem, compared with singles, the divorced and widowed.
Wayzata Clothing Shop Saves Wedding, Delivers Groom's Pants To Costa RicaOn Monday afternoon, a Twin Cities couple got married in Costa Rica. Luckily for everyone involved, the groom was wearing pants.
Husband & Wife Are Divorce Attorney, MatchmakerIt's a day of love for many, but for one Minneapolis couple, it's also a career. That's because April Davis is a matchmaker, and her husband Franz Davis is a divorce attorney. There's no perfect formula for success, but the Davises have an advantage: each other.
Chris Shaffer's Forecast? 100% Chance Of Wedding Bells!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.
Gay Marriage Was Minnesota's Top Story Of 2013 Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples married in Minnesota, beginning at the stroke of midnight on Aug. 1. A cultural shift culminated when Cathy ten Broeke and Margaret Miles became the first of 67 couples to marry at Minneapolis City Hall with Mayor R.T. Rybak presiding.
Wis. Man Dies Of Burns On Day He Was To Be MarriedFamily 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.
Coon Rapids Couple Celebrates 70 Years Of MarriageLove can last a life time, and Coon Rapids residents Will and Eleanor Swanson are living proof. They met in kindergarten back in the 20s, which is when Eleanor said her crush started. Saturday, they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
Facebook Post Leads To Arrest Of Sex OffenderA convicted sex offender from Minnesota was arrested in Fargo after posting on Facebook that he's engaged to a 14-year-old girl and planned to marry her, authorities said. Tyler Howard Graening, 20, is charged with one count of Class A felony gross sexual imposition, one count of Class C felony failure to register as a sexual offender and one count of corruption of a minor, a Class A misdemeanor, The Forum reports. He has no recent address listed.
MPD Chief Harteau Marries Partner Of 25 YearsThe city's top cop is now a married woman. According to the spokeswoman for Minneapolis Police, Chief Janee Harteau married her partner of 25 years, Sgt. Holly Keegel, on Friday. Keegel is also with the department.
A Full Recap Of The 1st Historic Same-Sex WeddingsWhat a difference a year makes. Last fall, we were talking about an amendment to ban same-sex marriages. Now, they're official. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak married a total of 46 couples overnight in a marathon session starting when the law became official at 12:01 a.m. -- and ending around 6:45 a.m. Thursday morning.
Reality Check: Economic Impact Of Same Sex MarriageDepending on your views, same sex marriage may -- or may not -- change the face of Minnesota. But based what has happened in other states, same sex marriage could have an important economic impact.
Marriage License Applications Available ThursdaySeveral Minnesota counties will start accepting marriage license applications Thursday for same-sex couples. Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties will start taking applications at 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning.