is the daughter of Richard and Susan Savolainen, former residents of Eau Claire and now of Lake Elmo, Minn. and the granddaughter of the late Dale and Opal Halverson, of Babbitt and Voit and Lila Savolainen, of Nashwauk. She is a graduate of Eau Claire Memorial and completed her bachelor of arts degree in psychology and management studies at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. She received her master’s degree in organizational psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Fransciso. She is employed at Target Headquarters in Minneapolis as a change management lead on a HR technology implementation.
is the son of Merwin and Myrna Lyng of Mayville, N.D. He graduated from medical school at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D. and completed his residency in emergency medicine with a fellowship in disaster medicine at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, N.Y. He is an emergency physician and medical director of emergency medical services at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn.
A wedding is planned for September 14 in downtown Minneapolis.