BLUE EARTH - Amanda Eckhardt and Cody Hyland were married July 27, 2013, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. The Rev. Wes Hafner and the Rev. Michael Klatt officiated the ceremony.
Parents of the couple are Joel and Sheryl Eckhardt of Blue Earth, and Kelly and Mona Hyland of Winnebago.
Maid of honor was Nichelle Klatt of Albert Lea, cousin of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Kaci Hyland of Rochester, and Carly Hyland of Winnebago, sisters of the groom, Kymberly Fritz and Alicia Krones, both of Iowa City, and Rachel Pichelman of Forest Lake, all friends of the bride.
Best man was Kiley Hyland of Brookings, S.D., brother of the groom.
Groomsmen were Daniel Eckhardt of Mankato, brother of the bride, Joshua Malchow of Slayton and Paul Pichelman of Forest Lake, both friends of the groom, Joe Welder and Tharen Haugh, both of Blue Earth, cousins of the groom.
Ring bearers were Cole Francis, cousin of the bride, and Brody Haugh, cousin of the groom.
Guests were ushered by Max Flagg and Paul Ryan, friends of the groom, Travis Klatt and Tyler Eckhardt, cousins of the bride.
Music was provided by Judy Prescher, pianist, Rachel Mertens, violinist, and Nikita Welder and Dan Welder, soloists.
The couple live in Iowa City.