Suezette Bieri and Mike Jacobs were married on Saturday July 31, 1971 - 50 years ago today - in Dickinson, N.D. They lived in Dickinson, Jamestown and Mandan, N.D., before moving to Grand Forks in 1981. After the Red River Flood of 1997, they moved to a farmstead near Gilby, N.D. Suezette retired from UND’s Space Studies department in 2013 as deputy director of its North Dakota Space Grant program. Mike retired as publisher of the Grand Forks Herald in 2014. He continues to write two columns a week for the print edition of the newspaper.