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Births- May 25


Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Matthew and Amy Dircks, Brainerd, a girl, Cecelia Ann, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, May 12, 2011. Grandparents are Laurie and Louie Kappes, Brainerd, and Michele and Rick Dircks, Brainerd.


Sharvari Hoosman and Magen Henry, Brainerd, a girl, Kayla Jo Maurine Hoosman, 6 pounds, 14 ounces, May 12, 2011. Grandparents are Janis and David DeLost, Longville, Richard and Kathy Henry, Perris, Calif., and Barbara Sanders, Bloomington.

Ricky and Jennifer Bourassa, Brainerd, a boy, Tate Arnold, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, May 13, 2011. Grandparents are Ricky and Twyla Bourassa, Brainerd.

Jeremy and Kelly Wiczek, Nisswa, a boy, Trey James, 6 pounds, 6 ounces, May 13, 2011. Grandparents are Brian and Kay Aase, Nisswa, and Steve and Donna Wiczek, Lake Shore.

Michael Petersen and Katelynn Borman, Backus, a boy, Karsen John Warren Petersen, 6 pounds, 2 ounces, May 13, 2011. Grandparents are Cindy Petersen, Backus, Tammy Borman, Superior, Wis., Peter Borman, Backus, and Steve Petersen, Whipholt.

Ryan and Andrea Rossman, Breezy Point, a girl, Lia Marie, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, May 14, 2011. Grandparents are Sandi and Tim Scott, Chisholm, Curt and Moira Knutson, Plymouth, and Roger and Lorraine Rossman, Buhl.

Joshua and Jennifer Foote, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Caylee Mae, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, May 15, 2011. Grandparents are Tim and Cindy Foote, Merrifield, Leon and Margie Borgardt, Belle Plaine, and Doug and Tami Brown, Crosslake.

Joseph and Jerowen Paine, Brainerd, a girl, Jaesa Jo, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, May 15, 2011. Grandparents are Rowena Look, Brainerd, and Bruce and Mary Paine, Brainerd.

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby

Shauna and Ricky VanHorn, Brainerd, a girl, Willow Alois, 6 pounds, 9.6 ounces, Nov. 25, 2010.

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Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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