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Jason and Amanda (Spielman) Sifferath, Hutchinson, a boy, Becken Jason Sifferath, 9 pounds, 4 ounces, May 9, 2013. Grandparents are Jim and Terri Spielman of Pequot Lakes and Loren and Jan Sifferath of Hutchinson.


Lakewood Health System, Staples

Kelsi and Dan MacLaughlin, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Briggs Michael, 6 pounds, 5 ounces, May 13, 2013.

Kendra Koehn and David Van Natter, Breezy Point, a boy, Aiden Robert, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, May 15, 2013.

Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Jarrett and Danae Anderson, Brainerd, a boy, Jude Duane, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, May 8, 2013. Grandparents are Jim and LaNeda Anderson, Brainerd, and Duane and Carolyn Blanck, Nisswa.

Jason and Kristine Kottke, Nisswa, a boy, Weston James, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, May 23, 2013. Grandparents are Mark and Cindy Kottke, Winona, and Stan and Sharon Hup, Northfield.

Adam and Charlene Kronstedt, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Irie Elizabeth, 8 pounds, 12 ounces, May 24, 2013. Grandparents are Pamela and Glen Beebe, Brainerd, and Bill and Mary Kronstedt, Brainerd. Great-grandparents are Glen and Darlene Watson, Brainerd, Charles “Chuck” Kronstedt, and the late Eileen Kronstedt, and the late George and Elizabeth “Betty” Larson.

Aaron and Heather Pearson, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Soren Gregory Pearson, 8 pounds, 15 ounces, May 25, 2013. Grandparents are Joel and Teresa Gregory, Pequot Lakes, and Dan and Terri Pearson, River Falls, Wis.

At home birth

Toby and Keri (Larson) Wooden, Nisswa, a girl, Macy Mae, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, April 17, 2013. Grandparents are Gary and Jan (Freeman) Sterner, Nisswa, Wayne “Woody” Wooden, Brainerd, and Janice Viet, Brainerd. Great-grandmother is Helen Cahoon, Brainerd.