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Births- July 10


Lakewood Health System, Staples

Danielle Martin and Shaun Peltier, Eagle Bend, a boy, Chase Michael, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, July 1, 2011.


Jayme and Mark Carlson, Staples, a boy, Maxx Ryan, 6 pounds, 9 ounces, July 1, 2011.

Jayne Civilla, Little Falls, a boy, Aiden Paul, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, July 3, 2011.

Chelsea Weishair and Taylor Borders, Staples, a boy, Tayden Ross, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, July 5, 2011.

Amanda and David Quisberg, Brainerd, a girl, Norah Joy, 8 pounds, 14 ounces, July 7, 2011.

Tricia and Timothy Plautz, Hewitt, a boy, Logan Ray, 9 pounds, 9 ounces, July 7, 2011.

Jean and Chester Nelson, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Drake Thomas, 8 pounds, 2 ounces, July 7, 2011.

Jill and Chris Perius, Staples, a girl, Kaylee Ann, 8 pounds, 9 ounces, July 8, 2011.

Melissa and Rory Switajewski, Backus, a girl, Ivy Mae weighing, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, July 8, 2011.

Sarah Nelson
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 Causecast.org — 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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