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Births-April 19, 2017

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

Nicholas Marshall and Bobbie Gibbs, Brainerd, a boy, Brayden James Marshall, 6 pounds, 5 ounces, March 14, 2017. Grandparents are James Robert Gibbs, Pequot Lakes, Tiena Gibbs, Brainerd, Joe Marshall, Baxter, and Amanda Marshall, Brainerd.

Kevin and Katie Kottke, Nisswa, a boy, Mason Robert, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, March 16, 2017. Grandparents are Michael and Kari Long, Winona, and Mark and Cindy Kottke, Winona.

Lance Benson and Brittnie Draeger, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Sawyer Emanuel Benson, 8 pounds, 7 ounces, March 16, 2017. Grandparents are Barb and Hector Merced, Pillager, Melony Wynn, Aitkin, and Lance Benson, Aitkin.

Jason and Amy Gordon, Backus, a boy, Easton Ardayne, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, March 24, 2017. Grandparents are Jeannette and Tim Hutchins, Pine River, James Beckenbach, Backus, and Patricia Gordon, Pine River.

Charlie and Kayla Melby, Brainerd, a boy, Landon Scott, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, March 24, 2017. Grandparents are Steve and Tania Melby, Pequot Lakes, and Scott and Linda Gustafson, Wadena.