Birth announcements

Brayden Hinnenkamp


Brayden Ray Hinnenkamp was born to Lynnell (Lorenz)  and Kenny Hinnenkamp of Melrose, March 30, 2012, at 10:16 a.m. at Centra Care Health Systems in Melrose. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Keith and Patty Lorenz of Little Falls and LuVerne and Jean Hinnenkamp of Melrose.


Tucker Skoglund


Tucker Martin Skoglund was born to Andrea and Justin Skoglund of Aurora, Colo., March 17, 2012, at 11:52 p.m. at Skyridge Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are George and Cathy VanRisseghem of Little Falls and Marty and Tammy Skoglund of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Charlotte VanRisseghem and the late Arthur VanRisseghem of Little Falls, the late Leo and Patricia Gosiak of Little Falls, Rodger Skoglund and the late Mary Jane Skoglund of Gages Lake, Ill., and Arthur Popoff and the late Donna Popoff of Gurnee, Ill.


Sydney Holman


Sydney Marie Holman was born to Jane and Billy Holman of Little Falls, April 12, 2012, at 12:26 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

Grandparents are John and Carol Fussy of Royalton and Bruce Holman of Little Falls.


Gibson Lacina


Gibson David Lacina was born to Alisha (Nelson)  and Jacob Lacina of Shakopee, April 7, 2012, at 1:26 p.m. at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Dwight and Wendy Nelson of Little Falls and Tom and Jane Lacina of Jordan. Great-grandparents are William and Gertrude Lacina of Brooklyn Park and Lloyd Stegeman of Mora.


Lucy Spring

Lucy Elizabeth Spring was born to Julie (Herbes)  and Matthew Spring of Irving, Texas, April 21, 2012, at 11:58 a.m. at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.  She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Fred and Rita Herbes of St. Francis and Rosamond Spring and the late Arthur Spring of St. Cloud.


Aubree Schaffer

Aubree Nicole Schaffer was born to Jennifer Baum and Jett Schaffer, at 2:01 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Brenda and Jeff Baum of Swanville, Vanessa and Paul Tykwinski and Keith Schaffer. Great-grandparents are the late Raymond and Lorraine Barthel of Swanville, Dottie and Ronald Baum of Swanville, Terry and Elmer Schaffer and Valerie and Rodney Bleeker. Great-great-grandmother is Hilda Drews.


Meghan Barnes

Meghan Caroline Barnes was born to Kimberly (Hanfler) and John Barnes of Little Falls, April 24, 2012, at 6:07 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Jerome and Gloria Hanfler of Little Falls and Margaret and the late George Barnes of Little Falls. Great-grandmother is Dorothy Hanfler of Little Falls.