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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births-June 10

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby

Tom and Nikki (Watland) Turcotte, a boy, Zyler Scott, 8 pounds, 3.3 ounces, May 18, 2012. Grandparents are Scott and Terri Watland and Don and Cheryl Turcotte.

Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Matthew Planting and Karen Folkens, Pine River, a girl, Lillian Rose Planting, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, May 15, 2012. Grandparents are Kay and Brian Geving, Annandale, Denise Spagenske, Pine River, and David Waltz, Burnsville.

Shaina Nelson, Brainerd, a girl, Serenity Caroline, 6 pounds, May 17, 2012. Grandparent is Mary Nelson, Brainerd.

Taylor Kelley and Jordain Langner, Brainerd, a girl, Kiera Ann Kelley, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, May 18, 2012. Grandparents are Jason and Ria Langner, Little Falls, Marie Odenthal, Pillager, and Ai Kelley, Mount Hope, W.V. Great-grandparents are Kevin and Shawn McAllister, Brainerd, and Roger and Sharon Johnson, Pillager.

Peter and Amy Brill, Fort Ripley, a boy, Emmit Colton, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, May 19, 2012. Grandparents are Judy and Joe Brill, Little Falls, and Randy and Rae Ann Peterschick, Randall.

Stony and Elizabeth Thundershield, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Caden Morrise, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, May 22, 2012. Grandparents are Mary and Roger Thundershield, Pine River, and Lisa and William Brown, Pine River.

Eric and Vicki Kueker, Verndale, a boy, Jase Memphis, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, May 23, 2012. Grandparents are Sue and Stephen Wiersgalla, Browerville, and Francis and Mark Kueker, Verndale.

Ashley DeCent and Justin Sweet, Brainerd, a boy, Elijah Leland Sweet, 7 pounds, 13 ounces, May 23, 2012. Grandparents are Brad and Amy DeCent, Brainerd, Lori Sweet, Brainerd, and Roger and Ann Sweet, Brainerd.

William and Katie Sordahl, Brainerd, a boy, Erik Adam, 8 pounds, 2 ounces, May 24, 2012. Grandparents are John and Cindy Sordahl, Willmar, and Pastor Don and Bonnie Roberts, North Mankato.

Tarah McElhaney and Dustin Dombovy, Brainerd, a boy, Cameron David Dombovy, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, May 27, 2012. Grandparents are CeCilia McElhaney, Little Falls, and Sheila Dombovy, Burtrum.

Bradley and Carol Marshik, Little Falls, a girl, Camille Mackenzie, 6 pounds, 14 ounces, May 27, 2012. Grandparents are Terry and Midge Johnson, Aitkin, Jim Marshik, Minot, N.D., and Brenda Marshik, Little Falls.

Joseph and Nelli Diemer, East Gull Lake, a boy, Noah William, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, May 28, 2012. Grandparents are Thomas William Diemer, Sandra Diemer and Ronea Kempa.

Daniel and Jessica Devine, Baxter, a boy, Macalester Thomas, 9 pounds, 6 ounces, May 28, 2012. Grandparents are Scott and Sue Mavis, Fargo, N.D., and Pat and Kathy Devine, Litchfield.

Lakewood Health System, Staples

Amanda Strong and Lewis Bell, Brainerd, a boy, Riley Anthony Michael, 6 pounds, 7 pounces, May 19, 2012.

Polly and Matt Uselman, Verndale, a girl, Mara Vivian, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, May 19, 2012.

Kristena and Keith Benson, Baxter, a boy, Elijah David, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, May 21, 2012.

Jorden Hicks and Joseph Thatcher IV, Baxter, a boy, Joseph Holland V, 9 pounds, 3 ounces, May 22, 2012.

Niki Wenzler and Michael Stehno, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Giselle Dominique, 6 pounds, 15 ounces, May 22, 2012.

Nicole and Andrew Worden, Wadena, a boy, Parker James, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, May 24, 2012.

Millicent and Travus Faulkner, Verndale, a boy, Joseph Virgil, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, May 25, 2012.

Sara Gehrke and Douglas Batt, Pillager, a girl, Jenna Louise, 7 pounds, 2 ounces, May 25, 2012.

Kali and Nathan Pachan, Clarissa, a boy, Bennett Lee, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, May 26, 2012.

Teara and Adam Hammes, Wadena, a girl, Makenna Rose, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, May 27, 2012.

Sarah and Jay Winter, Clarissa, a girl, Jada Marie, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, May 29, 2012.

Deleesa Hanson, Brainerd, a girl, Elizabeth Florence, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, May 29, 2012.

Sarah and Brandon Anderson, Nisswa, twin baby girls, Olivia Mae, 7 pounds, and Ava Jean, 6 pounds, 8 ounces, May 29, 2012.

Karen and LeRoy Sakry, Little Falls, a girl, Rebecca May, 4 pounds, 5 ounces, May 30, 2012.

Kariline Classen and Chase Mevissen, Motley, a girl, Brielle Marie, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, May 30, 2012.

Kelly and Tyler Fisher, Aitkin, a boy, Tyson Wayne, 9 pounds, 8 ounces, May 31, 2012.

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