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Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin, birth

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Hillary Swanson and Matthew Majka, Brainerd, a boy, Norman Matthew Majka, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, Jan. 2, 2012. Grandparents are Phil and Diane Swanson, Brainerd, and John and Laurie Majka, Nisswa.

Josh and Brenna Gibbons, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Ellie Ann, 6 pounds, Jan. 2, 2012. Grandparents are Linda Hurst, Mike Arvig, Rusty Gibbons and Kayla Farr.

Austin Leger and Michelle Landwehr, Walker, a girl, Kaylianna Rae Leger, 8 pounds, 9 ounces, Jan. 2, 2012. Grandparents are Teresa and Tim Stangel, Hackensack, and Tanya and Mike Delougherty, Walker.

James Wisniewski and Courtney Wing, a girl, Avery Mae Wisniewski, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, Jan. 4, 2012. Grandparents are Ben and Sheila Wing, Brainerd, and Mike and Tammy Wisniewski, Brainerd. Great-grandparents are Harvey and Rachel Wing, Brainerd, Roy and Lorraine Kraklau, Brainerd, and Karen Suenis, Brainerd.

Gabriel and Tina Rybaski, Pierz, a girl, Katelynn Victoria, 5 pounds, 6 ounces, Jan. 5, 2012. Grandparents are Roger and Janice Rybaski, Pierz, and Ronald Schroeder, Pierz.

Joseph Yager and Stacy Harsha, Brainerd, a boy, Miles Joseph Yager, 7 pounds, 13 ounces, Jan. 5, 2012. Grandparents are Sandy and John Ford, Wyoming, and Dee Gee Harsha, Red Lodge, Mont.

Landon Hamilton and Jamie Anderson, Hackensack, a boy, Jackson Paul Hamilton, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Jan. 6, 2012. Grandparents are Paul and Jennifer Hamilton, Backus, and Mike and Kim Anderson, Pine River.

Patrick and Brenna Ryan, Crosslake, a boy, Miles Crosby, 9 pounds, 7 ounces, Jan. 6, 2012. Grandparents are Jim and Diane Ryan, Aitkin, and Roger and Arlou Nibbe, Baxter.

Matthew and Jennifer Vaughn, Baxter, a girl, Keaira Elise, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Jan. 6, 2012.

Micheal Rowell and Vanessa Brancheau, Pine River, a boy, Morgan Tyler Raymond Rowell, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, Jan. 8, 2012. Grandparents are Don and Jo Moore, Pine River, and Rick and Debbie Rowell, Pine River.

St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls

Martin and Lacy (Tembreull) Hines, Randall, a boy, Donald Martin, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, Dec. 29, 2011. Grandparents are Mike and Marlene Hines, Randall, and Catherine Tembreull, Pierz, and the late Donald Tembreull, and Steve Cameron, Pierz. Great-grandparents are Marle Howard, Hillman, and Vernon Hines, Randall.

Eric Hanfler and Ashley LeBlanc, Little Falls, a girl, Aleyna Gloria Hanfler, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Dec. 31, 2011. Grandparents are Michael and Julie LeBlanc, Little Falls, and Jerome and Gloria Hanfler, Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Dolores Tidd, Little Falls, and Dorothy Hanflex, Little Falls.

Darren and Kellee Nornberg, Little Falls, a girl, Maegen Jean, 5 pounds, 12.5 ounces, Jan. 6, 2012. Grandparents are Daniel and Carol Welinski, Little Falls, and Ron and Lana Nornberg, Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Martha Nornberg, Little Falls, and Erma Benoit, St. Augusta.

Raymond and Dana (Kemper) Mattern, Brainerd, a boy, Raymond Brock, 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces, Jan. 6, 2012. Grandparents are Raymond M. and Alice Mattern, Fort Ripley, and Bob and Sherrill Kemper, Brainerd. Great-grandparents are Gary and Joyce Meyer, Shakopee, and Robert and Sandra Kemper, Cedar Hills, Mo.

Nicholas and Lisa (Scherping) Swanville, a boy, Samuel Lowell, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, Jan. 12, 2012. Grandparents are Vern and Ginny Scherping, Little Falls, and Lowell and Rochelle Smeby, Grygla. Great-grandparents are Bernice Scherping, Freeport, Mary Stang, Belgrade, and Doris Smeby, Grygla.

Matthew and LeeAnn (Geise) Nelson, Bowlus, a girl, Amelie Ann, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Jan. 12, 2012. Grandparents are Bernard and Lucille Geise, Bowlus, Mike and Kate Nelson, Little Falls, and Jim and Karin Urbanski, St. Cloud. Great-grandparents are Wally and Maxine Carlson, Royalton, and Carrie Nelson, Sauk Rapids.

David and Sara (Santala) Lester, Little Falls, a boy, Kiptyn Kenneth, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, Jan. 17, 2012. Grandparents are Ken and Linda Santala, Little Falls, and Bill and Donna Lester, Bismarck, N.D. Great-grandparents are Bea Santala, Little Falls, Pat Young, Little Falls, and Frank and Diana Lester, Washburn, N.D.

Craig and Rachael Noska, Browerville, a girl, Nyah Rose, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Jan. 17, 2012. Grandparents are Virg and Doug Noska, Browerville, and Linda and Randy Smith, Motley.

Nicholas and Jeanine Uchiha, Little Falls, a boy, Kaname Sebastian, 8 pounds, 12 ounces, Jan. 18, 2012. Grandparents are Diane and Mark Bellefeuille, Little Falls, and Cindy Cox, Brainerd. Great-grandparents are Anthony and Joanne Chieppa, Bradenton, Fla., Don and Eileen DeSmet, Phoenix, Ariz., Clinton and Evelyn Cox, Becker, and the late George Williams, Duluth.

Lakewood Health System, Staples

Sarah Brockner, Browerville, and Scott Hausfeld, Ironton, a girl, Aurelia Anna Mae, 8 pounds, Jan. 16, 2012.

April and Benjamin Vogt, Staples, a girl, Jocelyn Lee, 4 pounds, 11 ounces, Jan. 16, 2012.

Erin Adams, Baxter, a boy, Maxson Gary, 6 pounds, 4 ounces, Jan. 19, 2012.

Kayla and Dylan Huhn, Wadena, a boy, Josiah Christopher, 7 pounds, 1 ounce, Jan. 12, 2012.

Ashley and Ryan Mareck, Brainerd, a boy, Jaxson Ace, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Jan. 12, 2012.

Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin

Colton and Casey Anderson, Aitkin, a boy, Colton Leroyice Anderson Jr. (CJ), 7 pounds, 6.9 ounces, Dec. 26, 2011. Grandparents are Guy Ecklund and Tawny Druar, Aitkin, Mike Edwards, Reedsport, Ore., and Jon and Donna Anderson, Aitkin.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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