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Wedding: Falkofske - Running

Mary Jo (Falkofske) and Donald Jay Running were united in marriage July 5, 2008 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minn.

Falkofske is a graduate of Somerset High School, the University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire and the University of Minnesota, with a master's of music education.

She is currently employed at Norwell, Mass. Public Schools.

She is the daughter of Thomas and JoAnna Falkofske, Hudson (formerly of Somerset).

Donald Jay Running, is a graduate of Proctor High School, Proctor, Minn., the University of Wisconsin-Superior and University of Minnesota, with a doctorate of music education.

He is employed at Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Mass.

The groom is the son of Martin Running and Susan Running, Duluth, Minn.

Judge Jim Dehn officiated the ceremony. Tammy Riste-Wallin, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kelli Heckman, friend of the bride and Danielle Boor, friend of the bride. Bryanna Falkofske, niece of the bride, was flower girl.

T.J. Bierman, friend of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Jeff Dahl, friend of the groom, and Steve Wallin, friend of the groom.

Ushers were Martin Running, Jr., brother of the groom, and Michael Falkofske, brother of the bride.

Ring bearer was Brandyn Falkofske, nephew of the bride.

The couple is at home in Bridgewater, Mass.