Karin Praus and Army MP Spec. Ben Metzger were married Dec. 30, 2011.
The bride is the daughter of Shane Exum and the late Kim Praus Zwart. She is a 2008 graduate of Farmington High?School.
The groom is the son of Dave and Kelly Metzger. He is also a 2008 graduate of Farmington High?School.
Maid of honor was the bride’s friend, Aleshia Jenrich.?Best man was the groom’s friend,?Derek Olson. Ushers were Andy Folz, Pete Folz, and Mat VanValkenburg.
The couple were married after the groom returned from an 11-month deployment in Iraq. They currently reside at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., where they will be until MP Spec. Metzger takes on duty station at Fort Hood,?Texas on June 1.
Shannon Maureen Hudak and Joshua Ben Saesan were married Aug. 14, 2010 at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park in Minneapolis. A reception and dance followed at St. Anthony Main Event Center.
A former Hastings High School student, Shannon is a 1995 graduate of Farmington High School. She graduated from Winona State University in 1999, with a bachelor of arts degree in Mass Communications. She is a web design project manager at Capella University in Minneapolis. She is the daughter of Pat and Maureen Hudak of Farmington.
Josh is a 1995 graduate of Waukegan High School in Waukegan, Ill. He graduated from Bethel University with a bachelor of science degree in computer science in 2000. He is employed at Carol Corporation in Bloomington. Josh is the son of Doug and Kathy Saesan of Greensboro, Penn.
After the wedding, the couple went on a trip to Bar Harbor, Maine.
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