Births: Jan. 12, 2017
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Aaron Kottschade and Candra Gould, Backus, a boy, Elvyn Mick Kottschade, 10 pounds, 11 ounces, Dec. 6, 2016.
Franciska Ellestad, Brainerd, a boy, Andre Antonio Lee Sargent, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, Dec. 8, 2016. Grandparents are Lee Ellestad, Pine River, Tami Wright, Pine River, and Pam Barrett, Brainerd.
Danielle McAninch and Jeremy Siltman, Backus, a girl, Mailey Marie Siltman, 5 pounds, 8 ounces, Dec. 15, 2016. Grandparents are Shane and Melissa Borders, Pillager, and Ron and Pam Siltman, Pine River.
Samantha Fogle and Gary Gorman, Aitkin, a girl, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, Dec. 15, 2016. Grandparents are Nina and Wayne Martin, Backus, Kristy Sullivan, Champlin, and George Gorman, Buffalo.
Elizabeth Thundershield and Geno Owczynsky, Pine River, a girl, Anniah Jean Owczynsky, 6 pounds, 5 ounces, Dec. 15, 2016.