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Tim and Cassandra Berg, Crosslake, a boy, Braxton Gerald, 5 pounds, 11 ounces, Jan. 23, 2013. Grandparents are JB and Cindy Ehrmantraut, Sebeka, and Jim and Mary Ann Berg, Crosslake.

Cory and Tracy Niskanen, Pine River, a boy, Matthew John, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, Jan. 24, 2013. Grandparents are John and Lorie Niskanen, Jenkins, and Marlene Peterson, Backus.

Auqueith Bradshaw and Vanessa Hernandez, Brainerd, a boy, Avery Leonard Bradshaw, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Jan. 24, 2013. Grandparents are Leonard Bradshaw, Daytona Beach, Fla., Felicia Gibson Smith, Daytona Beach, Fla., Linda Hernandez, Minneapolis, and Tim Hernandez, Rochester.

Lee Paulson and Crystal Heishman, Nisswa, a boy, Zak John Paulson, 5 pounds, 15 ounces, Jan. 25, 2013.

Shayna Tsinni and Taylor Storhaug, Nisswa, a girl, Dahlia Marie Fancha Storhaug, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, Jan. 25, 2013. Grandparents are Audrey and Steven Gilmore, Nisswa, Troy and Jill Harris, Brainerd, and Steven Storhaug, Thief River Falls.

Shawn and Kelly Johnson, Brainerd, a boy, Cory Andrew, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Jan. 25, 2013. Grandparents are Shelly Fanth and Mark Tietjen, Longville, Teresa Dennehey, Iowa, and Barry and Deb Johnson, Leader.

Myriah Anderson and Zachary McCarty, Backus, a boy, Anderson Chaelob McCarty, 9 pounds, 3 ounces, Jan. 26, 2013. Grandparents are Marleau and Michele Anderson, Brainerd, Lisa Schauer, Brainerd, Pat and Jim Plass, Hackensack, and Bill and Mary McCarty, Montrose.

Cynthia Townley and Dallas Huwe, Brainerd, a boy, Nathan Alexander Huwe, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Jan. 27, 2013.

Troy and Molly Jordan, Brainerd, a boy, Drake Nicholas, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, Jan. 28, 2013. Grandparents are Barb and Dave Dusbabek and Dick and Sheryl Jordan.

Jason and Lindsey Vojtsek, Brainerd, a boy, Mason Joseph, 9 pounds, 8 ounces, Jan. 28, 2013. Grandparents are Ron and Jenny Kiffmeyer, Baxter, Lisa Kiffmeyer, Pine Island, and Joseph and Bobbi Jo Vojtasek, Bruce, Wis.

Gabe and Mary Johnson, Brainerd, a boy, Joseph Patrick, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Jan. 28, 2013. Grandparents are Mary Cay Devine, Fargo, N.D., and Bruce and Ellen Johnson, Brainerd.

Tyler and Melissa Ford, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Adrian Connor, 8 pounds, 9 ounces, Jan. 28, 2013. Grandparents are the late Jeffrey Ford, Edward and Kristi Kottschade, Pequot Lakes, Debra Nelson, Maple Grove, and Randy Olson, Cook.

Charles and Rebecca Rankin, Breezy Point, a girl, Kathryn Grace, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Jan. 29, 2013. Grandparents are Louis and Mary An Reis, Motley, and Kevin and Judy Rankin, Lastrup.

St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls

Robert and Amy (Barthel) Tater, Randall, a boy, Owen James, 8 pounds, 7 ounces, Jan. 31, 2013. Grandparents are David and Kathy Barthel, Little Falls, and Todd and Marian Fowler, Yuma, Ariz.

David and Melissa (Hennen) Wolbeck, Albany, a girl, Abigail Ann, 8 pounds, 3.5 ounces, Jan. 31, 2013. Grandparents are Barbara Wolbeck, St. Augusta, and Thomas and Lisa Hennen, New Munich. Great-grandparents are Robert Prose, St. Cloud, Louis Hennen, Cold Spring, and Patricia Fazio, Cold Spring.

Jeremy and Sarah (Froelich) Jurek, Little Falls, a boy, Logan John, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Feb. 1, 2013. Grandparents are Terry and Karen Froelich, Pierz, and John and Judy Jurek, Forreston. Great-grandparents are Theresa Becker, Pierz, and Adeline Kipka, Sauk Rapids.

Bradley and Kimberly (Meyer) Hilmerson, Little Falls, a girl, Blakely Adel, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, Feb. 1, 2013. Grandparents are Jack and Karen Meyer, Little Falls, and Jim and Linda Hilmerson, Little Falls.

Mathew Dauer and Amber Kleinschmidt, Little Falls, a boy, Markus Mathew Dauer, 5 pounds, 11 ounces, Feb. 3, 2013. Grandparents are Mark Oseland and Tina Oseland, Mound, Rebecca Kleinschmidt and Richard Wallin, Rice, Debra Dauer, Fridley, and Daniel Dreiling, Fort Ripley. Great-grandparents are Leonard and Karen Oseland, Brainerd, and Edward and Peg Kleinschmidt, Little Falls.

Erin Karnowski, Brainerd, a boy, Sheldon LeRoy, 5 pounds, 7.5 ounces, Feb. 5, 2013. Grandparents are Bonnie Karnowski, Little Falls, and Brian Karnowski, Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Hope Parsons, Pine River.

Justin Bird and Jennie Jendro, Little Falls, a boy, Alex Bradley Bird, 6 pounds, 9 ounces, Feb. 5, 2013. Grandparents are Rick and Sue Jendro, Little Falls, and Timothy and Shirley Bird, Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Gerald Schneider, Little Falls, and Helen Seelen, Little Falls.

Aaron and Kala (Hagemann) Sowers, Little Falls, a girl, Brynlee Marie, 7.6 pounds, Feb. 2, 2013. Grandparents are Becky and Terry Mclain, Little Falls, Ron and Nancy Hagemann, Fort Ripley, Mary Wilkinson, Brainerd, and Arnold Sowers, Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Lawrence Seelen, Little Falls, Gloria and Marvin Koering, Fort Ripley, Karen McCarthy and Ron Whiteman, Little Falls, Robert and Janice McCarthy, Little Falls, Ev Sowers, Motley, and Russell Keppers. Great-great-grandmother is Josephine DeNio, Little Falls.

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