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January 3, 2018
Parents Jessica and Mark Peterson of Baxter hold twin sons Rhys (left) and Kai, born about 9:15 p.m. New Year's Day at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Posing for this photo was the first moment Jessica held both her twins in her arms at the same time. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
2018 New Year's baby is actually New Year's babies
January 3, 2018 - 7:00am
February 16, 2017
Diane and Greg Van Eeckhout pose for a photo with their daughter Rachel. 
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Ticked: Nisswa woman learns to live with rare allergy
February 16, 2017 - 10:23am
January 3, 2017
What's in a name - 2016 edition
January 3, 2017 - 1:09pm
December 31, 2016
Ashley Meyer holds her son Mason DeCent at their home in Crosby last week. Mason was born on Jan. 1, 2016, and was Crow Wing County's first baby of the year. He was born 7 pounds and 14 ounces and now weighs over 23 pounds. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
New Year's Baby 2016: What a difference a year makes
December 31, 2016 - 12:12am
August 5, 2014
Kendra Hutchison received support from Essentia Health lactation counselors when she found herself struggling to breastfeed her daughter, Kara, now age 14 months.
Breastfeeding is natural but sometimes help is needed
August 5, 2014 - 8:36pm