Nicole Wilkins and Jared Solberg were married July 17, 2016, in a beachside ceremony in Cannon Beach, Ore. Nicole is the daughter of Edgar and Barbara Wilkins, and Jared is the son of Jerry and Sharon Solberg. Both families are from Red Oak, and both the bride and groom were in the Red Oak High School Class of 1991.
Mike and Karen Mead are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 20. They are the parents of Kim (Dave) Thomas and Tim (Jody) Mead of West Des Moines and Michelle (Tim) Salley of Farmington Hills, Mich. They have been blessed with seven grandchildren: Sam and Nick Thomas, Carter and Reese Salley, and Mara, Lucas, and Caleb Mead.
The children of Ervin and Karen Ficek hosted an open house in honor of the couple’s 40th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 30, at the Grace Baptist Church, 1510 N. 6th St., Red Oak. Cards may be sent to them at 1104 Circle Dr., Red Oak, IA 51566.