Kari Schlagel and Travis Swanson were united in marriage on Aug. 7, 2012, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rush City. Parents are Bob and Shari Schlagel of Rush City and Joe and Marilyn Swanson of Center City.
The bridal party included matron of honor Alissa Zeltinger and bridesmaids Jamie Schlagel, Amie Swanson, Chelsey Swanson, Timarie Jacobson, Andrea Schoeberl, Kristi Warner, Shawna Griffin and junior bridesmaid Madisyn Swanson. The best man was Joshua Swanson and groomsmen were Josh Charpentier, Randy Warner, Tony Grygelko, Derek Jacobson, Rob Werner, Cory Schlagel and Seth Zeltinger. Flower girls were Riley Zeltinger, Khloe Schlagel and Claire Larson. The ringbearer was Tyler Swanson.
Kari is currently employed as a dental assistant at William H.E. Keiper, D.D.S. office in Rush City and also works part-time for the city of Rush City. Travis is currently working as a union laborer in the metro area. The couple resides in Rush City.