Births-March 12, 2017
Lakewood Health System, Staples
Cindy and Vernon Borntrager, Backus, a boy, Levi Paul, 5 pounds, 14 ounces, Feb. 15, 2017.
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby
Ashley and Luke Hanson, Manhattan Beach, a girl, Lillian Rae, 5 pounds, 15 ounces, Feb. 1, 2017. Grandparents are Tim Hanson, Barb Wannebo/Hanson, Kayla and Steve Farr and Rusty and Jenn Gibbons. Great-grandparents are Ann and Joe Lanz, Bev Gibbons and Sue Hanson.
David and Cassie Liedl, Bemidji, a girl, Hazel James, 7 pounds, 6.9 ounces, Feb. 3, 2017. Grandparents are Mark Liedl, Nisswa, Beatrice Comty-Charnock, Nisswa, and Joseph and Amber Sechser, Pine River. Great-grandparents are Bill and Linnea Thoms, Ironton, Beverly Sechser, Pine River, and Patricia O'Brien Liedl, Rice Lake, Wis.
Kaylyn Collett and Steven Gebhard, Brainerd, a girl, Halle Rae Gebhard, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, Feb. 13, 2017. Grandparents are Barbara Gebhard, Brainerd, Dawn Powell, Reno Powell, Nisswa, and Michael Collett, Gladstone, Mo. Great-grandparents are Carol Whiteis, Forest City, Iowa, Eyvonne and Larry Hall, Brainerd, and Harley and Norma Collett.
Cassi Nelson and Mitch Martinsen, Crosby, a girl, Lillian Grace Martinsen, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, Feb. 17, 2017. Grandparents are Marc Nielson, Pine River, Theresa and Steve McDonough, Breezy Point, and Katie and Brad Willemsen, Brainerd.
Tiffany Schmitz and Joseph Nelson, Brainerd, a boy, Caiden Peter Arnold Nelson, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, March 3, 2017. Grandparents are Lori and Peter Schmitz, Verndale, Candy Pearson and Ray Large, Pequot Lakes, and Joseph and Cassandra Nelson, Niangua, Mo. Great-grandparents are Pat and Marvin Schmitz, Verndale, Marge Pearson and Bud Hartshorn, Wadena, Don Pearson and Joyce Yadon, Superior, Wis., Arnold Cuff, Washington, and Emma Petit, Brainerd.