Births: Aug. 11-21, 2020

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St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd

Jeremy Berg and Jessica Carlson, Jenkins, a boy, Hunter Aaron, 4 pounds, 14 ounces, Aug. 11, 2020. Grandparents are Lori and Kevin Vredenburg, Pequot Lakes, and Sue and Charlie Berg, Nisswa.

Joanna and Nathan Steinbauer, Crosslake, a boy, Owen Joseph, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Aug. 17, 2020. Grandparents are Anita and Greg Branduer and Lois and Chuck Steinbauer.

Karla and Wade Sandstrom, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Philip Norval, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, Aug. 19, 2020. Grandparents are Doug and Darlene Sandstrom, Longville, and Mary Carlson, Motley.

Austin Erickson and Ashley Maroney, Jenkins, a girl, Oaklynn Gayle Erickson, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Aug. 20, 2020. Grandparents are Carrie and David Maroney, Crosby, Kimberly Thompson, Brainerd, and Jerry Erickson, Crosby.


Cody and Amanda Wills, Backus, a boy, Mason Ethan, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, Aug. 21, 2020. Grandparents are Heather Moisan, Backus, Roxy Husemann, Pine River, and Tom Manley, Pine River.

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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