Births: Dec. 16, 2021-Jan. 20, 2022

Birth announcements from the northern Brainerd lakes area

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

Zachary and Anna Lee, Nisswa, a boy, Anders Zachary, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, Dec. 16, 2021. Grandparents are Stanley and Susan Wuollet, Lake Worth, Florida, and Barb Lee, East Gull Lake.

Kayla Koecher and Trystin Haase, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Brixton Daniel Irving Koecher, 7 pounds, 2 ounces, Dec. 27, 2021. Grandparents are Molly and Brian Haase, Baxter, and Denise and Gary Koecher, Pine City.

Michelle and Kyle Vanderflute, Brainerd, a boy, Liam Thomas, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, Jan. 1, 2022. Grandparents are John and Kristil McDonald, Nisswa, Judy and Gary Gustafson, Eveleth, and Michael and Gina Vanderflute, Summerville, South Carolina.

Franciscka Ellestad and Tony Sargent, Brainerd, a boy, James Miles Sargent, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Jan. 3, 2022. Grandparents are Lee Ellestad, Pine River, Tami Wright, Pine River, Pamela Barrett, Brainerd, and Fred Thompson, Pennsylvania.

Paul Stands Jr. and Diamond Cloud-Sayers, Backus, a girl, 8 pounds, River Rose Stands, Jan. 11, 2022.


Cole Cottrell and Jade Davis, Crosslake, a girl, Ella Anne Cottrell, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Jan. 12, 2022. Grandparents are Theresa Halverson, Crosslake, Scott David, Deer Creek, Dawn Fisher, Verndale, and Clesson Cottrell, Verndale.

Aubrey and Andrew Beadell, Merrifield, a boy, Brooks Allan, 8 pounds, 2 ounces, Jan. 15, 2022. Grandparents are Jeanne and Frank Barnaby, Sauk Rapids, and Vicki and Dave Beadell, Grand Rapids.

Lakewood Health System, Staples

Jess and Davoli, Lake Shore, a girl, Tori Jean, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Jan. 9, 2022.

Alaina Kraft and Shane Borders, Pine River, a boy, Dakota Scott, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Jan. 20, 2022.

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