Nathan and Ryan "Shooter" met while working at Community First Bank in 2001. Ryan is a native of Detroit Lakes, MN and now lives in Fargo. The adventures these two have shared are endless. Recently, Nathan, Janelle, Ryan and his girlfriend Krissy took in a Shooter Jennings concert at Mille Lacs Casino and Hotel (Nathan and Ryan share a great appreciation for Elvis and old country music...Waylan Jennings, TJ Sheppard, Kenny Rogers...)
Darin and Nathan referee basketball and work together through Impact Foundation. Darin is a native of Langdon, ND. Nathan has enjoyed getting to know Derin's extended family.
Big Bro Justin Berseth is known as "Brute" or more affectionately "Brute-a-licious". Justin is engaged to marry Kitri Rowland in Wahpeton, ND on Oct 1, 2010. Brute operates heavy equipment at Minn-dak in Wahpeton, ND.
Brother of the bride, Jonah is 2 years younger than Janelle despite having had to take on the role of older brother many times. Jonah is a CPA in Minneapolis. The siblings share a passion for sports and family and share a close friendship.
Brother of the Bride, Andrew is 6 years younger than Janelle. Andrew is through his first year of Law School at William Mitchell in St. Paul, MN. Nathan and Andrew spar on politics many times and share a great sense of humor.
Friend of the Groom, Scott and Nathan grew up together in Colfax. Scott is an NDSU alum and farms next to amazing neighbors ;) The Berseth and Gauslow farms are adjacent to each other. Scott and his wife Jessica have one daughter, Ina (born April 6, 2010) and have been great friends to Nathan and Janelle with many fun years to come.
Luther and Nathan became close friends on and off the basketball court through refereeing. Luther retired last year from many years of teaching at Wahpeton High School. Luther and his wife Barb have three children, Lance, Val and Lindsay.
Dr. Jeremy Carney,
Friend of the Groom, Jeremy and Nathan met over ten years ago while refereeing basketball. Dr. Carney is Assoc Prof and Chair of the School of Social Work at MN State Univ - Moorhead. Jeremy received his Doctorate in Philosophy from North Dakota State University. Jeremy’s practice experience has emphasized the areas of child welfare, both public and private, and mental health care....Janelle is his best case study :). Jeremy is married to Jennifer and they have two children, Ian (19) and Katie (15).
Cousin of the bride, Brock is Janelle's Godson. Brock turned 17 in June and plays basketball and baseball for West Fargo High School. Janelle enjoyed teaching Brock's confirmation class for the last two years.
Brett is a fellow basketball official and previous roommate to Nathan during college. Brett is the Emergency Management Director for Richland County.
Reggie is Nathan's token republican friend and fellow basketball and football referee. These two can go around and around on all sorts of topics for hours on end. Reggie and his wife Joni live in Fargo.