Births- Feb. 2
St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls
Brad Lee Veldkamp and Jessica Jean Potts, Swanville, a boy, Ethan Mark Veldkamp, 6 pounds, Jan. 30, 2011. Grandparents are Kris and Harland Kunz, Swanville, Robert and Terri Veldkamp, Burtrum, Carol and Karl Venske, Swanville, and Ronald and Jean Potts, Rice. Great-grandparents are Ron and Laurie Venske, Randall.
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby
Kevin and Elizabeth Wikstrom, Brainerd, a girl, Emily Marie, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, Jan. 29, 2011. Grandparents are Alan Blackburn, Menagha, and Sun Nam Joo, Niles, Ill., and Bob and Robin Rosga, Crookston. Great-grandparents are Allan and Phyllis Wikstrom, Baxter.
St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Anthony and Shirley Vogtlin, Deerwood, a girl, Laura Diane, 6 pounds, 4 ounces, Jan. 21, 2011. Grandparents are Diane and Gary Lindroth, Pooler, Ga., and Brainerd, Brenda Boser, Little Falls, and Ken and Barb Vogtlin, Keewatin.
Shirley Carson, Brainerd, a girl, Durianna Sylanndra Patricia, 9 pounds, 13 ounces, Jan. 22, 2011.
Out of town birth
Jason and Sarah Whiting, Maple Grove, a girl, Grace Adele, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, Dec. 19, 2010. Grandparents are Todd and Becky Whiting, Alexandria, and Tim and Nancy Bogenschutz, Baxter.