Mayor Ness Officiates Same-Sex Wedding in Duluth

By KBJR News 1

August 1, 2013 Updated Aug 1, 2013 at 7:31 AM CST

Duluth, MN ( - Duluth Mayor Don Ness officiated a same-sex wedding Thursday morning in Duluth's Rose Gardens.

Tim Robinson and Gary Lundstrom had been together for 22 years before getting married Thursday. They say they didn't want to wait a day past August 1st, the day same-sex marriage became legal in Minnesota, to get married.

The wedding was one of many expected in the Northland on Thursday.