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  • Colter Lee Tschida

    Colter Lee Tschida was born to Hannah and Jordan Tschida of Freeport, February 2, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. at CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

     
  • Loretta Lee Terres

    Loretta Lee Terres  was born to Nathan and Amy Terres, Jan. 31, 2018, at CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 



  • Natalie Louise Pelzer

    Josh and Beth Pelzer of Albany are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Louise Pelzer, born Jan. 28, 2018, at 4:05 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital.



  • Addalyn Kay Feldewerd

    Addalyn Kay Feldewerd was born to Matt and Rachel Feldewerd of Greenwald, Feb. 6, 2018 at 10:58 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose. 



  • Damon Craig Pospisil

    Damon Craig Pospisil was born to Timothy Pospisil and Rae Jeanna Rivera, Jan. 27, 2018, at 2:03 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre Hospital. 

  • Ella Barb Waldoch

    Jarrett Waldoch and Monique Kloss of Sobieski, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Barb Waldoch, Feb. 3, 2018, at 9:27 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre. 



  • Rosie Guadalupe Ambriz

    Rosibel and Manuel Ambriz of Long Prairie are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Rosie Guadalupe Ambriz, Feb. 1, 2018, at 11:08 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose. 

     
  • Oaklee Elizabeth Deters

    Brandon and Joslyn Deters of Elrosa are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Oaklee Elizabeth Deters, born Jan. 25, 2018, at 8:58 p.m. at CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre.



  • Winston Lawrence Wessel

    Winston Lawrence Wessel was born to Ryan Wessel and Miranda Harnack of Sauk Centre, Jan. 24, 2018, at 7:23 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 



  • Crosby Joseph Clink

    Ben and Jenna Clink of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their son, Crosby Joseph Clink, born on Dec. 20, 2017, at 3:22 p.m. 



  • Amelia Quinn Johnson

    Amelia Quinn Johnson was born to Tyler and Jossie Johnson of Melrose, Jan. 12, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre. 



  • Elizabeth Lopez Juarez

    Elizabeth Lopez Juarez was born to Herlinda Juarez and Eleazar Lopez of Melrose Jan. 18, 2018, at 9:49 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 



  • Sarah Abigail Rangel

    Sarah Abigail Rangel was born to Eduardo and Juana Rangel of Melrose, Jan. 16, 2018, at 6:07 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

     
  • Cash Jerome Turbes

    Ben and Sarah Turbes of St. Cloud are happy to announce the birth of their son Cash Jerome. Cash was born on Dec. 19. 

  • Via Immaculee Kirckof

    Jay and Mara Kirckof of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Via Immaculee Kirckof. She was born on Jan. 10, 2018, at the St. Cloud hospital weighing 9 p



  • Tina Anne Zimmermann

    Tina Anne Zimmermann was born to Mike and Lori Zimmermann, on Nov. 30, 2017, at 9:44 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

     
  • Bayley Lopez Montanez
    Bayley Lopez Montanez  was born to Perlita Montanez Martinez and Feliz Lopez Martinez of Melrose, Dec. 26, 2017, at 5:11 a.m., at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 
  • Dominic Lonnie Hoium

    Kyle and Emily Hoium are proud to announce the birth of their son, Dominic Lonnie Hoium, on Nov. 9, 2017, at 5:34 a.m. at CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre Hospital. 

     
  • Melanie Carolin Frieler

    Melanie Carolin Frieler was born to Vanessa Herdering and Greg Frieler of Grey Eagle on Dec. 22, 2017, at 4:54 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose.



  • Adley Rose Becker
    Adley Rose Becker was born to Adam and Ashley Becker of Freeport, Dec. 19, 2017, at 6:29 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 
  • Maksim Wayne Rohde

    Terry and Missy Rohde of Albany are proud to announce the birth of their son, Maksim Wayne Rohde, born Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at 4:53 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital.



  • Sylvia Rose and  Griffin Michael Tieman

    Dusty and Letty Tieman, of Fargo, N.D., are happy to announce the birth of their twins, Sylvia Rose and Griffin Michael, born Nov. 27, 2017. Sylvia was born at 8:04 p.m., weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and Griffin was born at 8:05 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 9 ounces.



  • Jackson Ryan Kraemer

    Jackson Ryan Kraemer was born to Lindsey and Ryan Kraemer of Maple Grove on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at 1:52 p.m. at Maple Grove Hospital in Maple Grove. 

     

  • Reed Allen Wolbeck

    Reed Allen Wolbeck was born to Michael and Kiersten Wolbeck of Grey Eagle, Dec, 8, 2017 at 7:35 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

     
  • Elin Ann Nelson

    Elin Ann Nelson was born to Darron and Ashley Nelson of Sauk Centre on Dec. 5, 2017, at 7:41 p.m. at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria. 

     

  • Dominic Lonnie Hoium

    Kyle and Emily Hoium are proud to announce the birth of their son, Dominic Lonnie Hoium, on Nov. 9, 2017, at 5:34 a.m. at CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre. 

     

  • Jackson Ryan Kraemer

    Jackson Ryan Kraemer was born to Lindsey and Ryan Kraemer of Maple Grove on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at 1:52 p.m. at Maple Grove Hospital in Maple Grove. 

     

  •  Reed Allen Wolbeck

    Reed Allen Wolbeck was born to Michael and Kiersten Wolbeck of Grey Eagle on Dec. 8, 2017 at 7:35 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

     

  • Yuritzi Martinez

    Yuritzi Martinez was born to Natividad and Marisol Martinez of Melrose, Dec. 7, 2017, at 4:54 a.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre. 

  • Maddox James Bayer

    Noah and Hailey Bayer of Cold Spring are proud to announce the birth of their son, Maddox James Bayer. He was born on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 9:50 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital.

     

  • Joseph John Winters

    Matt and Shelly Winters of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their son, Joseph John Winters. He was born on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at 7:42 a.m. at CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre.

     

  • Clara Marie Thooft

    Clara Marie Thooft was born to Greg and Amanda Thooft of Sauk Centre, Oct. 10, 2017 at 7:45 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

     
  • Tucker Jack Bredeck

    Tucker Jack Bredeck was born to Jesse and Kelly Bredeck of Albany, Nov. 15, 2017, at 1:44 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

     
  • Avery Elizabeth Schwieters

    Avery Elizabeth Schwieters was born to Dan and Cathy Schwieters of New Munich, Nov. 13, 2017, at 8:43 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

     
  • Adele Genevieve Steinhofer

    Adele Genevieve Steinhofer was born to Luke and Alisha Steinhofer of Melrose, Nov. 16, 2017, at 3:02 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital.

     
  • Sophia Botello Alvarado

    Sophia Botello Alvarado was born to Jose Juan Botello and Brenda Alvarado Botello of Melrose, November 8, 2017 at 9:01 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose. 

    She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Joel Alvarado of Little Falls, Rosalva Medina of Little Falls, Rafael Botello of Mexico and Elva Rodriguez of Mexico.

  • Micah Joseph Uphus  was born to Isaac and Jill Uphus of Sauk Centre, Oct. 20, 2017, at 1:15 a.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.  

    Micah was welcomed by his brother, Elijah.  

    Grandparents are Joe and Kate Uphus and Rob and Mary Gruber, both of Sauk Centre.

  • Cristian Eduardo Chun Yalibat

    Cristian Eduardo Chun Yalibat  was born to Mirna Yalibat Cervantes and Hermelindo Chun of Belgrade, Nov. 2, 2017, at 11:15 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre. 

    He weighed 9 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.  

    Cristian was welcomed by his sister, Leydi Estephani, 10 and brother, Kevin Alexander, 7.  

    Grandparents are Franscisco Chun, Petrona Tux, Javier Yalibat and Dominga Cervantes, all of Guatemala.

  • Charles Edward Toenies

    Chris and Renee Toenies of Webster announce the birth of their son, Charles “Charlie” Edward Toenies, born on Nov. 2, 2017, at 1:09 p.m. at Northfield Hospital in Northfield.

    Charlie weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and measured 20 and 3/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donald and Virginia Toenies of Sauk Centre and Clarence and Margaret Trnka of Webster.

  • Ben and Sarah Wiechman are proud to announce the arrival of their sixth child.  Marion Dorothy Wiechman was born on July 7, 2017 at their home.  

    Marion is welcomed by her older siblings, Lily 11, Naomi 10, Teddy 8, Evander 7, and Norah 5.

    Her grandparents are Gary and Rosemarie Marthaler of Sauk Centre, and Steve and Cheryl Wiechman of St. Rose.  Great-grandparents are Joe and Jeanette Kleinschmidt of Sauk Centre, Alvin and Dorothy Schneider of Melrose, and Rose Wiechman of St. Rose.

  • TaNeyah RaeAnn Shelton

    TaNeyah RaeAnn Shelton was born to Sara and Leon Shelton of Melrose,  Oct. 25, 2017, at 7:36 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    She weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

    TaNeyah was welcomed by big sisters Laniyah, 10, Alaysia, 10, Keonna, 7, and Serayah, 4, all at home.  

    Grandparents are Dave and Darlene Gerads of Freeport and The Late Annie Lee Shelton.

    Great-grandma is Dorothy Gerads of Freeport.

  • Clint Edmund Wenker

    Clint Edmund Wenker was born to Grant and Amber Wenker of Albany, Oct. 18, 2017, at 8:51 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Alan and Brenda Wenker of Greenwald, Charles Harlow of St. Cloud and Richard and Doris DiNello of Waite Park.

    Great-grandma is Marion Olmscheid of St. Martin.

  • Kennedy Elyse Blank

    Kennedy Elyse Blank was born to Kristina and Chris Blank of Sauk Centre on Oct. 16, 2017, at 4:09 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Mike and Diane Stuckel of Freeport and Ken Meier and Connie Blank-Meier of Sauk Centre.

    Great-grandparents are John and Darlene Stuckel of Grey Eagle, Tom and Rita Middendorf of Freeport and Milly Blank of Sauk Centre.

  • Clint Edmund Wenker

    Clint Edmund Wenker was born to Grant and Amber Wenker of Albany on Oct. 18, 2017 at 8:51 a.m. at the CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Alan and Brenda Wenker of Greenwald, Charles Harlow of St. Cloud and Richard and Doris DiNello of Waite Park.

    Great-grandmother is Marion Olmscheid of St. Martin.

  • Ian Michael Becker

    Ian Michael Becker was born to Jeremy Becker and Emily Hughes of Grey Eagle, Oct. 12, 2017 at 10:56 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 21 inches long.  

    Ian was welcomed home by his big sister, Hadleigh. 

  • Braxton Lee Berscheit

    Braxton Lee Berscheit was born to Adam and Ashley Berscheit of Grey Eagle, Oct. 8, 2017 at 9:59 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18 inches long.  

    Braxton was welcomed home by his big sister, Lexi, 2.  

    Grandparents are Mark and Jessica Berscheit of Grey Eagle, JoAnn Gondringer of Holdingford and Marvin and Bree Breth of Albany.

    Great-grandparents are Kenny and Audrey Stevens of Long Prairie and Dorreen Berscheit of Long Prairie.

  • Hayden Rebekah Klemmer

    Michael and Sarah Klemmer of Albany are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayden Rebekah Klemmer, born at the St. Cloud Hospital on Sept. 22, 2017, at 7:40 p.m. 

    She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long.

    Welcoming Hayden home were big sisters Sheyenne, 6, and Avery, 4.

    Grandparents are Pete and Mary Ann Klemmer of Albany and Ron and Leona Maidl of Avon.



  • Izan Hernandez

    Izan Hernandez  was born to Adan Hernandez and Evelyn Nava of Melrose, Oct. 4, 2017, at 7:12 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 21 1/2 inches long.  

  • Adley Marie Krous

    Adley Marie Krousey born to Daniel and Ashley Krousey of Sauk Centre on Sept. 20, 2017, at 7:34 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Adley was welcomed home by big brother, Kayden, 6. 

    Grandparents are Dan and Lori Krousey of Sauk Centre and Craig and Ginny Schiffler of Melrose.

    Great-grandparents are Lois Kuhlmann of Sauk Centre, Stella Schiffler of Melrose and Cal and Arlene Anderson of Paynesville.

  • AnnaMaris Janeth Garcia Miranda

    AnnaMaris Janeth Garcia Miranda was born to Martha Garcia Miranda and Juan Garcia Chavez on Sept. 21, 2017, at 4:05 a.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 and 1/4 inches long.  

    AnnaMarris Janeth was welcomed home by siblings, Angel Garcia, 6 and Jaylah Garcia, 2.

    Grandparents are Reynaldo and Maria Miranda and Cayetano Garcia and Rosa Chavez Montanez.

     
  • Charolette Irene Lillie

    Charolette Irene  Lillie was born to Bry Lillie and Simon Duncan of Albany on Sept. 27, 2017, at 8:28 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre Hospital. 

    She weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 17 inches long. 

    Grandparents are Harmony Schlueter of Elrosa and Diane and Aaron Duncan of Sauk Centre. Great-grandparents are Darlene and Kirk Lillie of Winsted. 

     
  • Charolette Irene Lillie

    Charolette Irene Lillie was born to Bry Lillie and Simon Duncan of Albany on Sept. 27, 2017, at 8:28 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre Hospital. 

    She weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 17 inches long.    

    Grandparents are Harmony Schlueter of Elrosa and Diane and Aaron Duncan of Sauk Centre.

    Great-grandparents are Darlene and Kirk Lillie of Winsted.

     
  • Sofia Gabriela Garcia

    Sofia Gabriela Garcia  was born to Jaime Garcia and Maria Morelos of Melrose on Sept. 25, 2017, at 8:26 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches long.    

    She is welcomed by one brother and five step sisters all at home.

    Grandparents are Maria Reyna Rodriguez of Long Prairie.

    Great-grandparents are Rosa Chavez and Cayetano Garcia of Mexico.

  • Levi James Baldwin

    Levi James Baldwin  was born to Dr. Steven and Brittany Baldwin of Melrose on Sept. 20, 2017, at 8:24 p.m. at CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20 inches long.    

    Grandparents are Steve Baldwin and Eileen Wyss of Hackettstown, N.J. and Kevin and Elaine Dern of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

    Great-grandparents are John and Irene Wyss of Hackettstown, N.J. and Shirley Baldwin of Hackettstown, N.J.

     
  • Preston James Barthel

    Preston James Barthel was born to Nick and Beth Barthel of Sauk Centre on Sept. 25, 2017, at 1:12 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.  

    Preston was welcomed by big sister Makenna, 9 and big brother Brody, 7.  

    Grandparents are Mary and Gary Barthel of Long Prairie, Mary Zachman of Elk River and Stan and Renee Zachman of Rogers.

    Great-grandparent is Loraine Zachman of St. Michael.

  • Brynn Catherine Bromenshenkel

    Brynn Catherine Bromenshenkel  was born to Jeff and Melissa of Sauk Centre, Aug. 18, 2017, at 8:40 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. 

    She weighed 5 pounds, 1.8 ounces and was 17.42 inches long.  

    Brynn was welcomed by her brothers, Blake, 16 and Drew, 9.  

    Grandparents are Judy Roelike of Sauk Centre, Dave and Irma Bromenshenkel of Sauk Centre and Kevin and Sheila Roelike of Elrosa.

    Great-grandparents are Tony and Alice Klaphake of Melrose.

  • Levi James Baldwin

    Levi James Baldwin  was born to Dr. Steven and Brittany Baldwin of Melrose on Sept. 20, 2017, at 8:24 p.m. at CentraCare Health-Melrose. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.    

    Grandparents are Steve Baldwin and Eileen Wyss of Hackettstown, N.J. and Kevin and Elaine Dern of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

    Great-grandparents are John and Irene Wyss of Hackettstown, N.J. and Shirley Baldwin of Hackettstown, N.J.



  •   Kylee Marie Dreger

    Kylee Marie Dreger was born to Aarik and Sara Dreger of Sauk Centre on Sept. 20, 2017, at 7:08 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Kylee was welcomed by her brother, Logan, 3.  

    Grandparents are Scott and Lesa Wettstein of Long Prairie and Mary Dreger of Sauk Centre.

    Great-grandparents are Al and Bev Wettstein of Long Prairie, Gary and Angie Peterson of Long Prairie and Shirley Myren of Miltona.

  • Rhett John Thomas Nguyen

    Ryan and Jacki Nguyen of Sartell are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Rhett John Thomas Nguyen, born on Thursday Aug. 17, 2017, at 8:02 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital.

    Rhett weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long.

    Rhett is welcomed home by big sister, Cora, 2.

    Proud grandparents are Tom and Theresa Petermeier of Sauk Centre, Deb and John Butorac of Princeton and Minh and Thao Nguyen of Blaine.

    Great-grandparents are Roman and Tillie Petermeier, and Marge Honer of Sauk Centre, Bob and Linda Feuling of Rice, Alice and Walt Ahlbrecht of Gilman and Helen Butorac of Brooklyn Center.



  • Wyatt Anthony Masog

    Wyatt Anthony Masog was born to Joey and Katie Masog of Little Falls, Aug. 31, 2017, at 10:51 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. 

    He weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and measured 20 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his four-year old big sister, Brynlee Masog. 

    Grandparents are Anthony (Butch) and Mary Niehaus of Melrose and Joe and Dorothy Masog of Little Falls. 

    Great-Grandparents are Anthony (Tony) and Carol Niehaus of Melrose and the late Al and Esther Beuning of Melrose.

  • Luke Anthony Schlangen

    Luke Anthony Schlangen was born to Pam and Tony Schlangen of Sauk Centre, Sept. 13, 2017, at 3:35 p.m. on at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre.

    He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Luke was welcomed by big sister, Hailey.

    Grandparents are Ken and Julie Zimmermann of Sauk Centre and Dale and Julie Schlangen of Lake Henry.

    Great-grandparents are Roy and Adeline Middendorf of Sauk Centre.

  • Arlo Allen Voight
        Caleb and Laurel Voigt of Rice are excited to announce the birth of their son, Arlo Allen Voigt. He was born Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 11:56 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 13 ounces.

        Proud grandparents are Mark and Lola Welle of Sauk Centre and Allen and Jackie Voigt of Rice.

  • Marleydi Barragan Montoya

    Marleydi Barragan Montoya was born to Avelino Mendoza and Yudith Contreras of Melrose, Sept. 6, 2017 at 7:32 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19 inches long.  

    Marleydi was welcomed  home by big brothers Jose and Joel and big sister Marydiana.  

    Grandparents are Matilde and Baldomero Francelia and Gelacio.

    Great-grandparent is Francisca Barrera.

  • Brexyn Kevin Kuefler

    John and Kim Kuefler of New London are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brexyn Kevin Kuefler, born Thursday, Aug. 24, at 10:26 p.m. at the CentraCare Health–Paynesville. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long. 

    Brexyn was welcomed home by his big brother Brayer, 2.

    Grandparents are Ruth and Duane Moscho of Spring Hill and Joan and Leon Kuefler of Elrosa. 

    Great-Grandparent is Betty Moscho of St. Martin. 

  • Ashley Renee Becker

    Brad and Victoria Becker of Browerville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ashley Renee Becker, born Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at 8:04 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long. 

    Ashley was welcomed by her big sister Jillian, 7.

    Grandparents are Larry Holmquist of Long Prairie, Tracy and Lyle Karasch of Sauk Centre and Steve and Sherri Becker of Long Prairie. 

    Great-Grandparents are Janice Scott of Rockville, Judy Holmquist of Long Prairie and Bob and Lila Beilke of Minneapolis.

  • Marta Melissa  Ruiz Toj

    Hernan Ruiz Garcia and Nancy Toj Ramon of Melrose are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Marta Melissa, at 4:56 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 18 1/2 inches long.

  • Bennett Matthew Ahrens

    Brian and Kayla Ahrens of Sauk Centre are happy to announce the birth of their son, Bennett Matthew, born at 10:20 a.m., Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 1/2 inches long.

               Big sisters include  Baya, 7; and Briella 3; both at home. 

    Grandparents are Donald and Kathy Dobmeier of Freeport and Allan and Leah Ahrens of Sauk Centre. Great-grandparents are Beatrice Douvier of Melrose and Monica Ahrens of Sauk Centre. 

  • Sawyer Gilman Alverson

    Sawyer Gilman Alverson was born to Britta and Robbie Alverson of Osakis on Aug. 26, 2017, at 4:49 p.m. at CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre.

    He weighed 10 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 22 inches long. 

    Sibling is Marlow Alverson, 2.

    Grandparents are Rick and Judy Thornbloom and Rich and Chris Alverson, all of Osakis.

    Great-grandparents are Joyce Alverson of Sauk Centre and Marvin Balgaard of Winsted.

  • Bennet Matthew Ahrens

    Brian and Kayla Ahrens of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bennett Matthew Ahrens, born Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 10:20 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. 

    Welcoming Bennett home are his big sisters, 7-year-old Baya and 3-year-old Briella. 

    Grandparents are Donald and Kathy Dobmeier of Freeport and Allan and Leah Ahrens of Sauk Centre. Great-grandparents are Beatrice Douvier of Melrose and Monica Ahrens of Sauk Centre. 



  • Andrew John Beste

    Dan and Rachel Beste of Freeport are proud to announce the birth of their son, Andrew John Beste, born Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 at 6:54 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital

    He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

    Andrew was welcomed home by big sister Alexis, 8. 

    Grandparents are Ron and Kathy Welle of Spring Hill and John and Yvonne Beste of Freeport. 

    Great-grandparents are Al and Margie Beste of Freeport, Marge Evans of Flensburg and Doreen Thorson of Hawick. 

  • Graden John Rademacher

    Nick and Alyssa Rademacher of Freeport are proud to announce the birth of their son, Graden John Rademacher, born Sunday Aug. 13, 2017, at 5:16 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. 

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

    Graden was welcomed home by big sister Brynlee, 3. 

    Grandparents are Jack and Rosie Rademacher of Greenwald and Joe and Nancy Duncan of Browerville. 

    Great-grandparents include Beatrice Rademacher of Sauk Centre, Gary Duncan if Bastrop, TX, Elaine Duncan of Browerville and Gene and Joanne Schwarz of Vernon Center. 

  • Isabella Garcia Botello

    Isabella Garcia Botello was born to Rosa Botello and Israel Garcia of Melrose, Aug. 16, 2017, at 9:15 p.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. 

    She weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

  • Louise Ann Schmitz

    Cole and Kayla Schmitz are excited to announce the birth of their daughter Louise, born on June 29, 2017.

    She weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and measured 20 inches long. 

    Louise is the first grandbaby girl to Rick and Brenda Terres of Spring Hill, who have 5 other grandsons. 

    She is also the 8th grandchild to Sue and Fran Schmitz of Cold Spring. 

    Great-grandparents are Mary Ann Terres and Celestine and Laverne Heinen.

     
  • Jack Joseph Klaphake

    Joe and Kalie Klaphake of Albany are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jack Joseph, born on June 28, 2017 at 6:47 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

    Jack was welcomed home by big sister Peyton (3 1/2). Grandparents are Dave and Rosie Bauer of Albany and Jeff and Judy Klaphake of Albany. Great-grandparents are Mel and Shirley Bauer of Albany and Ken and Dorothy Klaphake of Freeport.

  • Lucille Mae Roberg

    Daniel and Megan Roberg of St. Cloud are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lucille Mae on July 28, 2017.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20 inches long. 

    Grandparents are Butch and Sandy Roelike of Elrosa, Theresa Roberg of Glenwood, and Mark and Shirley Roberg of Sauk Centre. 

    Great-grandparents are Al Wiechmann of Melrose and Lillian Caskey of Glenwood.

  • Emma Lou Quade

    Emma Lou Quade  was born to Miranda Roy and Robert Quade of Melrose, on Aug. 12, 2017, at 5:15 a.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Timothy and Gail Quade of Sauk Centre and Linda Benedetti of Bradenton.

    Great-grandparents are Imogene Ebert of Sauk Centre and Doris Bushey of Burnsville.

  • Alexander Javier Canaca Garcia

    Alexander Javier Canaca Garcia was born to Yenny Garcia Reyes and Milton Canaca Matamoros of Melrose, Aug. 7, 2017, at 3:32 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 19 and 1/4 inches long.



  • Delaney Lyn Imdieke

    Delaney Lyn Imdieke was born to Adam and Megan Imdieke of Elrosa, Aug. 6, 2017, at 12:35 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Melrose Hospital. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 22 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Daniel and Deanna Welle of Spring Hill and Rollie and Kim Imdieke of Elrosa.

    Great-grandparents are Vernon and Genny Welle of Spring Hill, Larry and Mary Hedeen of Paynesville  and Norman De Kok of Brooten.

  • Ellison Monet Hiltner

    Ellison Monet Hiltner was born to Ryan and Joanie Hiltner of Sartell on July 3, 2017, at 7:51 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital.  

    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 and ½ inches long.  

    Ellison was welcomed home by big brother, Easton.

    Grandparents are Donny and Becky Hiltner of Melrose and Alvin and Bernie Holdvogt of New Munich.  

    Great-grandparents are Richard and Dolores Hiltner of Melrose, Vicky Wilson of Melrose, and Larry Graves of Melrose.

  • Luke Steven Meyer

    Nathan and Alexis Meyer of Melrose are proud to announce the birth of their son, Luke Steven. Luke was born on July 23, 2017, at CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital.

      He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

         He was welcomed home by big brother Evan, 6, and big sister Cora, 4.

         Grandparents are Ron and Sandy Meyer of Grey Eagle and Steve and Phyllis Barr of Ortonville.  Great Grandparents are Jim and Betty Petermeier of Melrose and Clara Meyer of Cold Spring.

  • Cohen Dale Rosengren

    Troy Rosengren and Amanda Zierden of Avon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Cohen Dale Rosengren, born on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at 7:47 a.m. at the CentraCare Health-Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Kevin and Barb Zierden of Avon and Cindy and Dale (Butch) Rosengren of Georgeville.

     
  • Baylor Hubbard

    Baylor Hubbard was born to Lana Hubbard and Ronald Marshall of Melrose, on Aug. 7, 2017, at 3:51 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre.

    He weighed 8 pounds, and was 20 inches long.  

    Baylor was welcomed by sister, Arieal Hubbard, 16.

    Grandparents are Alice Wilson of Sauk Centre and Gary Hubbard of Brooklyn Park.

  • Burke Gerald Holdvogt

    Burke Gerald Holdvogt was born to Gerald and Naomi Holdvogt of New Munich, July 11, 2017, at 7:35 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Burke was welcomed by siblings, Brooks, 11 and Briar, 6.

    Grandparents are Renee Willhite of Sauk Centre and Alvin and Bernice Holdvogt of New Munich.

     
  • Nathan John Kramer

    Nathan John Kramer was born to Mike and Amanda Kramer of Long Prairie on July 18, 2017, at 7:34 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Sauk Centre. 

    He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Nathan was welcomed home by siblings, Josh, 22, Julia, 15, Trevor, 6, Hailee, 4 and Elizabeth, 2.  

    Grandparents are Rusty and Ginger Holmquist and  Patti Kuhn and LeRoy and Mary Kramer, all of Long Prairie.

    Great-grandparents are Judy Holmquist of Long Prairie, Norman and Shirley Kuhn of Brainerd and Esther Reuter of Sauk Centre.

  • Jeremiah James Sorenson

    Benjamin and Kristina Sorenson of Albany are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jeremiah James Sorenson, born Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Born 10 weeks early, Jeremiah weighed 3 pounds, 2 ounces and was 14 1/2 inches long. 

    Extremely proud grandparents are Dan and Donna Sorenson of Albany and Dan and Rhonda McCoy of St. Martin. 



  • Chloe Donnie Bromenshenkel

    Bill and Lynn Bromenshenkel of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Donnie Bromenshenkel.

    She was born on June 21, 2017 at 4:36 p.m. at CentraCare Health System-Sauk Centre. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Dr. Stepan was the primary physician at the delivery.

    Proud grandparents are Linda and the late Don Bromenshenkel, Sauk Centre and Mike and Sharon Weyer, Albany.

    Proud great-grandparent is Lawrence Rousslange, Sauk Centre.

     
  • Scott Stephen Arvig

    Scott Stephen Arvig was born to Scott and Sara Arvig of Grey Eagle, July 22, 2017, at 7:43 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Melrose Hospital. 

    He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 22 inches long.  

    Scott was welcomed home by sisters Myra, 14, Claire, 11, Lynn, 8, and big brother Silas, 12.  

    Grandparents are Stephen and Cheryl Wiechman of St. Rose.

    Great-grandparents are Alvin and Dorothy Schneider of Melrose and Rose Wiechman of Melrose.

  • Alexander James Middendorf

    Alexander James Middendorf was born to Crystal Altendahl and Nick Middendorf of Sauk Centre on  July 27, 2017, at 2:24 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.  

    Alexander was welcomed home by big brothers, Gabe Middendorf, 9, Logan Middendorf, 5, Dominic Timp, 3 and big sisters, LeAnna Middendorf, 8 and Mackenzie Timp, 6.  

    Grandparents are Ronald and Karen Altendahl of Melrose and Roger and Mary Kay Middendorf of Sauk Centre.

    Great-grandparents are Florentine Hens of Belgrade and Theresa Schmiesing of Sauk Centre.

  • Oliver Leo Moritz

    Oliver Leo Moritz was born to Andrew and Kristie Moritz of Sauk Centre on  July 10, 2017, at 4:43 p.m. at Douglas County Hospital, Alexandria. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 and 3/4 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Duane and Bonnie Leukam and Steve and Carla Moritz, all of Sauk Centre .

    Great-grandparents are Rita Loxtercamp, Leo and Toni Wiener, and Leander and Fronie Moritz, all of Sauk Centre.

  • Camila Montserrat Acevedo Cansino

    Camila Montserrat Acevedo Cansino was born to Cassandra Cansino and Salvador Acevedo of Melrose, July 24, 2017, at 4:45 a.m. at Centra-Care Health–Melrose. 

    She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long.  

  • Caleb Michael Vetsch

    Caleb Michael Vetsch was born to Kevin and Lynelle Vetsch of Burtrum, July 20, 2017, at the CentraCare Health Sauk Centre. 

    He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Caleb was welcomed by big sisters, Aleighia, 4, Kaelyn, 2, and Joelle, 1.  

    Grandparents are Becky and Leon Vetsch of Swanville and Colleen and Gerard Waldoch of Little Falls.

    Great-grandparents are Barb and Eugene Vetsch of Little Falls.

  • Chloe Donnie Bromenshenkel

    Chloe Donnie Bromenshenkel was born to Bill and Lynn Bromenshenkel of Sauk Centre, June 21, 2017, at 4:36 p.m. at the CentraCare Health Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Linda and the late Don Bromenshenkel of Sauk Centre and Mike and Sharon Weyer of Albany.

    Great-grandparent is Lawrence Rousslange of Sauk Centre.

  • Naomi Grace Doll

    Naomi Grace Doll was born to Christopher and Kristy Doll of Freeport, July 21, 2017, at 12:21 p.m. at the CentraCare Health Melrose. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Naomi was welcomed by her big brother, Damien, 2, at home.  

    Grandparents are Richard and Debora Doll of Albany and John and Marie Illies of Elrosa.

    Great-grandparents are Lawrence Fleishhacker of Paynesville and John and Alma Speldrich of Catherdral City, Calif.

  • Aubree Ann Tonn

    Aubree Ann Tonn was born to Corey and Lauren Tonn of Belgrade, July 22, 2017, at 9:35 a.m. at the CentraCare Health Sauk Centre. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.  

    Grandparents are Bob Feely of Brooten, Laura Feely of Belgrade, Tim and Geri Leedahl of Avon and Val and Alan Tonn of Belgrade.

  • Harrison Lee Lomheim

    Kris and Gina (Athmann) Lomheim of Albany are happy to announce the arrival of their son, Harrison Lee Lomheim. Harrison arrived at 5:11 a.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. 

    Proud grandparents are Gary and Ruth Athmann of Cold Spring and Terry and Rita Lomheim of Avon. Also celebrating Harrison’s arrival are his Great Grandparents, Roman and Dorothy Schmitz of Richmond and Harriet Lomheim of Sauk Centre. Harrison will be baptized at Seven Dolors Parish in Albany on July 2, 2017, proud sponsors are Blaine Athmann of Cold Spring and Samantha Athmann of Cold Spring. Thank you to the Family Birthing Staff at the St. Cloud Hospital for your excellent care during our stay. 

     
  • Maisy Beverly Winters

    Paul and Becky (Welle) Winters of Big Lake are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Maisy Beverly. She was born at 1:02 p.m. on May 30, 2017, at CentraCare Health - Monticello. 

    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches long. 

    Maisy was welcomed home by brother Max, 5 and sister Millie, 3. 

    Grandparents are Bruce and Mickey Welle and John and Cathy Winters of Sauk Centre. 

    Great-grandparents are Bob and Edna Polipnick and Arlene Welle and the late Dan Welle of Sauk Centre and Herb and Marilyn Grundman of Osakis. 



  • Owen Daniel Klaphake

    Owen Daniel Klaphake was born to Jennifer and Daniel Klaphake of Sauk Centre, June 19, 2017, at 1:36 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Melrose. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Owen was welcomed by big sisters, Kate, 12, Emma, 10, and big brother Aidan, 10, all at home.  

    Grandparents are Edward Klaphake of Sauk Centre, Richard Johnson of Shakopee and Joy Johnson of Bloomington.

    Great-grandparents are Harlan Johnson of Minneapolis and Darlyne Johnson of Bloomington.

  • Jake Dennis Muellner

    Jake Dennis Muellner  was born to Eric and Gretchen Muellner of Sauk Centre, June 21, 2017, at 8:52 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Jake was welcomed home by brother, Danny, 4.  

    Grandparents are David and Dianne Kleve of Freeport and Dennis and Dianne Muellner of Sauk Centre.

    Great-grandparents are Arnold and the late Marie Kleve, the late Fred and Frieda Gerads, Marie and the late David Winter and Ralph and Regine Muellner.

  • Will Christopher Moscho

    Will Christopher Moscho  was born to Chris and Missy Moscho of Elrosa on June 12, 2017, at 6:24 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Lincoln was welcomed home by big sisters, Ava and Addie.

    Grandparents are Duane and Ruth Moscho of Spring Hill, Tim and Laura Vogel of Melrose and Roxane Vogel of Melrose.

    Great-grandparents are Betty Moscho of St. Martin, Clarissa Barthel of Grey Eagle and Susan Vogel of Melrose . 

     
  • Eden Mae Tschida

    Eden Mae Tschida was born to Allyson Kane Tschida and Joe Tschida on May 18, 2017, at 6:06 p.m., delivered by Dr. Leah Breit at Mayo Clinic Heath System in Mankato. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 4.4  ounces and was 22 inches long.  

    Eden was welcomed home by her brother Levi, 1.  

    Grandparents are Paul and Melisa Kane of Mankato and Kris and Jim Tschida of Avon.

    Great-grandparents are Gary and Diane Lewis of Alexandria, Marge Brower of Sauk Centre and Dolores Tschida of Pierz.

  • Lincoln Joseph Middendorf

    Lincoln Joseph Middendorf was born to Alyssa and Jody Middendorf of Melrose on June 5, 2017, at 7:38 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.  

    Lincoln was welcomed home by big brother Jackson and big sister Alexis, both at home.  

    Grandparents are Mike and Lyn Klaphake and Ron and Cindy Middendorf, both of Melrose.

    Great-grandparents are Lucille Imdieke of Melrose, Don and Dorothy Jacobs of Sauk Centre and Joe and Lou Middendorf of Sauk Centre. 

     
  • Amelia Jo Spanier

    Amelia Jo Spanier was born to Curt and Jennifer Spanier of Belgrade on May 30, 2017, at 1:53 p.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose. 

    She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Amelia was welcomed home by big brothers, Daniel, 9, Alex, 7, and Quentin, 2, all at home.  

    Grandparents are Bob and Donna Worms of Greenwald, Mary Spanier of Lake Henry  and the late Danny Spanier.

  • Maverick James Hammond

    Maverick James Hammond was born to Jon and Andrea Hammond of Glenwood May 8, 2017, at 5:18 a.m. at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria. 

    He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 and 1/2 inches long.  

    Maverick was welcomed home by big brothers, Henry and Axel.  

    Grandparents are Dale and Maria Rieland of Sauk Centre, John Hammond of Plymouth and Karee Hammond of Villard.

    Great-Grandparents are  Evelyn Stepan of Sauk Centre and Ardith Yungerberg of Cyrus.

  • Jameson Peter Fiskness

    Jameson Peter Fiskness was born to Peter and Heidi Fiskness of Hawley, on April 10, 2017, at 7:02 p.m. at Sanford Health Fargo, N.D. 

    He weighed 6 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. 

    Jameson was welcomed home by older brother Christian James, 17 months old.

    Grandparents are Jim and Julie Bottelberghe of West Union and Loren and Kathy Fiskness of Osakis. 

    Great-grandparents are Bertha Bottelberghe of Minneota and Irene Larson of Osakis. 

  • Chloe Mary Arenceau
    Chloe Mary Arenceau was born to Jeremy and Kelli Areceneau  of Elrosa, May 4, 2017, at 3:38 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Sauk Centre.

        She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 19 and 1/2 inches long.  

        Grandparents are Dan and Joyce Schulzetenberg of Freeport and Fred and Jan Arceneau of Elrosa.

        Great-grandparents are Sylvia Schulzetenberg of Melrose, Bernard and Joan Arceneau of Elrosa and Duane and Rita Frieler of Elrosa.
  • Nathan James and Jackson Alexander Rodriguez
    Mr.  and Mrs. Rudolph and Shirley Vait of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their twin great-grandsons, Nathan James weighing 7 pounds 5 ounces and Jackson Alexander weighing 6 pounds on March 2, 2017, in Laredo, Texas.

        The proud parents are Jason Rodriguez and Roxanne Martinez.  

        Proud grandparents are Ramiro and Delores (Vait) Rodriguez, all of Laredo,

    Texas.
  • Rehn Lee Ruegemer
    Rehn Lee Ruegemer was born to Naomi and Brian Ruegemer of Ward Springs, March 5, 2017, at 10:20 p.m. at Centra-Care Health–Melrose.

        She weighed 9 pounds and was 20 and 3/4 inches long.  

        Rehn was welcomed home by her brother, Corbin, 3.  

        Grandparents are Tim and Marion Ruegemer of Villard and Dale and Patsy Ahrens of Ward Springs.

        Great-grandparents are Sylvester Ruegemer of Sauk Centre, Bob and Gen Thieschafer of Long Prairie and Edwin and Theresa Koenig of Sauk Centre.
  • Zoey Marie Rakotz
    Tom and Dawn Rakotz of Melrose are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Zoey Marie Rakotz.

    Zoey was born March 26, 2017 at 11:42 a.m. at CentraCare-St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She is welcomed home by big brother Tyler, 6.

    Grandparents are John and Marsha Rakotz of Holdingford and Steve and Linda Tschida of Melrose. Great-grandparents are Ida Finken of Melrose and Mark Kociemba of Avon.
  • Bo Zakary Nathe
    Ron and Brandy Nathe of Sauk Centre are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bo Zakary Nathe, born on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 7:29 a.m. at CentraCare Health–Melrose.

        He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 22 inches long.

        Bo is welcomed by big brother, Joey, 8, at home.

        Grandparents are Ron Nathe, Sr. of Sauk Centre, April Quistorff of Sauk Centre and Ernie Gonzales of St. Louis Park.