Heidi Farner and Nate Christen were married on Dec. 28, 2017 at The Barn at Dunvilla about 20 miles south of Detroit Lakes, MN. Heidi is the daughter of former Mandan residents, Ben and Bev Farner. She graduated from Mandan High. Nate, son of Harry and the late Dorothy Christen, is from Duluth, MN. Both Heidi and Nate graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead. Heidi teaches first grade in the Hopkins School District and Nate teaches High School English in North Minneapolis. The couple resides in Minneapolis.