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Births - Nov. 14

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Scott and Erin Johnston, Brainerd, a girl, Annabelle Joy, 10 pounds, 7 ounces, Oct. 25, 2011. Grandparents are Deb Lick, Brainerd, and Joy Johnston and Richard Kelley, Brainerd.

Brent and Sara Vacinek, Brainerd, a boy, Henry James, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, Oct. 29, 2011. Grandparents are Jim and Jan Vacinek, Brainerd, and Joe and Elly Kretsch, Redwood Falls.

Nicholas and Kristin Hesje-Dupre, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Easton Lee James, 9 pounds, 4 ounces, Oct. 30, 2011. Grandparents are Linda and Art Hesje, Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Marvin and Rebecca Dupre, Willmar.

Kasey Haehnel and Seaver Schmidt, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Autumn Elizabeth Schmidt, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, Oct. 30, 2011. Grandparents are Tammy Annable, Paul and Lori Haehnel and Shane and Missy Schmidt.

Travis and Allison “Allie” Bjerketvedt, Brainerd, a boy, Theo Robert, 9 pounds, 6 ounces, Nov. 2, 2011. Grandparents are Mark and Jenny Fulton, Grand Rapids, and Teddy and Gloria Bjerketvedt, Parkers Prairie.

St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls

Shawn and Holly (Erickson) Koroll, Long Prairie, a girl, Elizabeth Pearl, 5 pounds, 3 ounces, Nov. 5, 2011. Grandparents are David and Diane Koroll, Little Falls, and Corky Erickson, Long Prairie, and the late Elizabeth Erickson. Great-grandparent is Margaret Carlson, Little Falls.

Charles and Samantha (Fussy) Gerads, Little Falls, a boy, Bernard Alois, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, Nov. 9, 2011. Grandparents are Alois and Arlene Fussy, Royalton, John Gerads, Grey Eagle, and Kathy Gerads, Holdingford. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Gerads, Freeport, Frank Pelzer, Albany, and Theresa Fussy, Royalton.

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