Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Darrick and Kayla Anderson, Backus, a boy, Darrick Kane, 5 pounds, 13 ounces, Oct. 12, 2017. Grandparents are Les and Nancy Anderson, Princeton, Sharon and Joe Kramer, Summerdale, Ala., Ron Dumbeck and Vicki Schiller, Brainerd, and Bob and Denise Bakkila, Brainerd.
Jordan Smith and Shawn Benjamin, Onamia, a boy, Arscelio Wallace Dale Smith, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, Oct. 12, 2017.
Derek and Destinee Kayfes, Aitkin, a girl, Nova Jean, 6 pounds, 4 ounces, Oct. 12, 2017. Grandparents are Dwayne and Gloria Horner, Aitkin, Kevin Kayfes, Deerwood, and Tammy Lasher-Kayfes, Aitkin.
Jessen and Taylor Franzen, Brainerd, a girl, Sylvia Fae, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, Oct. 12, 2017.
Collin and Kayla Backowski, Fort Ripley, a boy, Boden Shawn, 8 pounds, 6 ounces, Oct. 10, 2017. Grandparents are Charlene and Lawrence Holste, Little Falls, and Jacki and Milo Backowski, Little Falls.