Tom and Denise Kern of Bemidji, along with Bill and Shirlee Boyd of Warroad, announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Jessica and Jacob. The wedding will take place Aug. 30 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Warroad.
Jessica is a 2010 graduate of Bemidji High School and a 2014 graduate of North Dakota State University in Fargo and Minot (N.D.) State University with degrees in human development and family science and social work. She is currently employed by Thomas Allen Inc., Edina, Minn., as a Blue Cross Blue Shield care coordinator.
Jacob is a 2009 graduate of Warroad High School. He received degrees in criminal justice and liberal arts from Northland Community and Technical College of Thief River Falls and a 2013 graduate of North Dakota State University in Fargo with a degree in natural resources management. He is currently employed by Estling Farms, Warroad, as a field specialist.