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Milestones

Rob Kuznia was the lead writer on a CNN project nominated for an Emmy award under the Outstanding Interactive Media category. A graduate of Red River High School and the University of Minnesota, he authored the intro and co-wrote most of the six feature stories that made up “Assault on Democracy: Paths to Insurrection.” The winners of the 2022 News and Documentary Emmy Awards will be announced on Sept. 28 and Sept 29. Kuznia won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting with two colleagues in 2015.
Happy 60th birthday, Vern Sander!
Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary to this adorable couple - wed on September 23, 1972!! We love you Darrell and Debbie Larson. Cheers to 50 years of love, laughs and amazing memories shared together with family and friends!
Mel and Carol Shower were married September 16th, 1972 at First Lutheran Church in Baudette, MN.

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Robert W. Torgerson of Park Rapids, MN holds his great-grandson Jackson Jay Wardell. Next to them great-great grandfather Robert Loyland Torgerson of Black Canyon City, AZ (formerly of East Grand Forks). Jackson’s mother Makenzie Wardell and grandfather Mike Torgerson, both of Grand Forks, ND.
Kathleen (Perky) Rude married Melbourne (Mitty) Hertel on November 17th, 1962, in Minot, ND. They moved to Grand Forks where she worked as an RN and he was in steel construction. They raised 3 children and have been blessed with 5 Grandchildren. An open house to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary will be held on Sunday, Sept 4, from 3-5 at Mo’s Cafe in the Grand Cities Mall. Friends are invited to drop by to visit! No gifts please.
Our dad, Milt Derman, will be celebrating his 95th birthday on Saturday, September 3rd. He and our mom, Marie, have been married for 69 years. They will be celebrating with their children; Dori (Jeff) Beller, Lynn Derman, Mike (Kim) Derman, grandchildren; Chelsey (Gerald) Shutske, Joshua Beller, Aaron Derman, Hannah (Erik) Bertram. He has four very special great-grandchildren; Miles Shutske, Evelyn Shutske, Cora Shutske, Acelynn Bertram.
HDR Engineering, Inc. opened our Fargo office in 2012. We celebrated the 10 year milestone with an open house and ribbon cutting on August 2, 2012. We look forward to continued growth as we hire and fill our newly expanded office space in downtown Fargo. HDR is grateful to the community and our clients for their support over the past decade.

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We would like to thank our many relatives, neighbors, and friends who made Anna Seeba’s 100th birthday so memorable. Special thanks to Father Jeff Eppler and Deacon Michael Grzadzielewski at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Sandy Schrank at the Fair Oaks Golf Course, Beth Sundberg and Shana Unruh at Beth’s Home Cookin’, Andrew Moe at Grafton Floral, Connie Eyth at Hugo’s Bakery in Grafton, Rock Tweten and Mary Counter at Tweten’s Photography, the Osowski Family at Evergreen Farms, Larae Osowski at Shear Magic Salon, and Grafton Mayor Chris West.
Dusty & Arlyce Gibbs were married in Grand Forks at Faith Evangelical Free Church on August 5th, 1972. They will be celebrating their 50 years together with their children; Tyler, Jacy (Jerrod) Burris, Annie (Shane) Sutton, and their 8 grandchildren.
Rodney and Joyce (Gienger) Medalen celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary with family at the Birchwood Steakhouse on Lake Metigoshe on July 25th. Dinner was followed by visiting and dessert at the Medalen Family Farm
Doug and Myrna Runyan, Grand Forks, Celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on August 6, 2022. They are blessed with their three children, their spouses, and five grandchildren.
Congratulate “105” year old Earl Mallingeron Saturday, August 13 at the Oslo Park for a Come and Greet Reception from 1:00 - 4:00. Please bring a lawn chair. No gifts please.
Jacklyn M. Ausk and Trevor A. Baumgartner were united in marriage at 5 p.m. July 1, 2022 at RiverHaven Events Center in Moorhead, MN.
Please join us in celebrating the special birthdays of Archie (90) and Marlene (88) Kleven at an Open House on Saturday August 6, 2022 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Trinity Free Lutheran Church 3426 Chestnut St Grand Forks, ND 58201
The couple toasted their anniversary at Maple Lake with family on July 9.