Births: July 16-Aug. 4, 2020

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St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd

Tyler Irish and Isabelle Pavlacky, Foley, a girl, Molly Anne Irish, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, July 16, 2020. Grandparents are Sarah Pavlacky, Brainerd, Tim Dorn, Oakdale, and Roger and Tera Irish, Pine River.

Stephen and Brittany Hicks, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Bradley Stephen, 6 pounds, 6 ounces, July 16, 2020. Grandparents are Tom and Lori Hicks, Saginaw, and Todd and Deanna Borders, Merrifield.

Aaron and Lucy Felten, Nisswa, a girl, Ella Sophia Grace, 5 pounds, 10 ounces, July 25, 2020. Grandparents are Cameron and Julie Felten, Brainerd, Vicki Taylor, Pequot Lakes, and Jeff Nelson, Breezy Point.

Lakewood Health System, Staples


Tonya and Evan VanVickle, East Gull Lake, a girl, Annie Grace, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, July 24, 2020.

Ashley and Lance Vargo, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Jordin Rose, 6 pounds, 15 ounces, Aug. 4, 2020.

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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