Kiptyn Kenneth Lester was born to Sara (Santala) and David Lester of Little Falls, Jan. 17, 2012, at 9:26 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Ken and Linda Santala of Little Falls and Bill and Donna Lester of Bismarck, N.D. Great-grandparents are Bea Santala of Little Falls, Pat Young of Little Falls and Frank and Diana Lester of Washburn, N.D.
Lexi Ann Skwira was born to Robyn and Jeremy Skwira of Pierz, Dec. 29, 2011, at Mille Lacs Health Care System in Onamia. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Grandparents are Dave and Sharon Skwira and Swede and Lois Roscoe, all of Harding. Great-grandmother is Eleanor Knopik of Little Falls.
Amelie Ann Nelson was born to LeeAnn (Geise) and Matthew Nelson of Bowlus, Jan. 12, 2012, at 12:51 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Bernard and Lucille Geise of Bowlus, Mike and Kate Nelson of Little Falls and Jim and Karin Urbanski of St. Cloud. Great-grandparents are Wally and Maxine Carlson of Royalton and Carrie Nelson of Sauk Rapids.
Samuel Lowell Smeby was born to Lisa (Scherping) and Nicholas Smeby of Swanville, Jan. 12, 2012, at 8:11 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Vern and Ginny Scherping of Little Falls and Lowell and Rochelle Smeby of Grygla. Great-grandparents are Bernice Scherping of Freeport, Mary Stang of Belgrade and Doris Smeby of Grygla.
Cade Martin Schirmers was born to Amanda and Chad Schirmers of East Bethel, Jan. 8, 2012, at 3:11 a.m. at Fairview Lakes Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Don and Mary Tschida of Pierz and Carol (Schirmers) Johnson and the late Frank Schirmers of Pierz.
Hunter Stanley Miller was born to Melisa and Jason Miller of Upsala, Jan. 6, 2012, at 7:30 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Grandparents are Leona Kula of Sauk Rapids and Stanley and Sharon Miller of Swanville. Great-grandparents are Lavona Miller of Little Falls and Lorraine Barthel of Swanville.