Births- Jan 23


St. Gabriel's Hospital, Little Falls

Michael and Janel (Knopik) Poser, Little Falls, a boy, Morgan Paul, 8 pounds, 14 ounces, Jan. 17, 2011. Grandparents are Ted and Sharon Knopik, Little Falls, Dennis Poser, and Shirley Pysck, Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Hildegard Poser, Little Falls, and Mary Kaiser, Bowlus.


Lakewood Health System, Staples

Joni and Jeremy Schwartz, Verndale, a girl, Emilia Jo, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Jan. 17, 2011.

Jessica Capistrant and Wade Alexander, Staples, a boy, Jackson Wade, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, Jan. 18, 2011.

Marsha and Michael Kaufman, Bluffton, a boy, Lane Richard, 5 pounds, 14 ounces, Jan. 18, 2011.

Ann and Matthew Moen, Baxter, a boy, Aidan Robert, 9 pounds, 3 ounces, Jan. 20, 2011.

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