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Randii Waddell (left) and Leah Buysee exchange vows before Judge Larry Clark at a wedding ceremony Friday night in John Rich Park. Buysee returned to her hometown of Red Wing to marry her partner of 15 years. (Republican Eagle photo by Michael Brun)

Tying the knot in Red Wing


When word broke last May that gay marriage would be legalized in Minnesota, Leah Buysse and partner Randii Waddell were thrilled.

“I was so proud of my home state,” Buysse said.


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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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