Birth

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Izobele Lynn

RUSSELL — A baby girl, Izobele Lynn, was born Feb. 19, to Jeffery and Kiri (Hesse) Russell of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 11:22 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 11.5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Izobele joins two brothers in the family. Grandmother is ...

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Lincoln Barnett

McKNIGHT — Jordan and Danielle (St. Vincent) McKnight of Gladstone announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Barnett, born on Jan. 29, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He arrived at 3:04 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. John and Patricia Reiffers of Escanaba, ...

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Everly Jae

KUEHL — An infant girl, Everly Jae, was born to Jason and Whitney (Lawrence) Kuehl of Escanba on March 1, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Everly arrived at 2:33 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length at birth. Everly joins a sister, Halle Mae, in the family. The ...

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Paxton Michael

PAMPERIN — Brad and Becky (Belanger) Pamperin of Little Chute, Wis., announce the birth of their son, Paxton Michael. He was born on Jan. 6, at 7:28 a.m. at Appleton Regional Medical Center, weighing 7 pounds 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Paxton is the couples third child, joining ...

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Hayden Mikaylamarie

PROST — A baby girl, Hayden Mikaylamarie, was born to Dan and Courtney (Fisk) Prost of Avon, Ohio on Jan. 9, at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital. Hayden arrived at 10:37 a.m. and weighed 10 pounds 5 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. Hayden joins two sisters, Hanna and Harper at ...

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Isla Mae and Hayley Rae

LUCAS — Escanaba residents, Kadie and Eric Lucas, welcomed twin girls, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Feb. 22. Hayley Rae weighed in at 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and Isla Mae weighed in at 4 pounds, 15 ounces. The babies join sisters, Brynn and Adelyn, in the family. Tena Anderson of Iron ...

Kids respond to love languages

GTT — Parenting is not for the faint of heart. It is tough, exhausting, and rewarding especially after following the advice in Drs. Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell's book "The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively." They write about all the ways we can express ...

Kids and sleep

METRO — School-aged children are busier than ever before, and some may be sacrificing sleep to accommodate their lifestyles. The National Sleep Foundation says school-aged children need between nine and 11 hours of sleep each night to function at a healthy level. Sleep deprivation can be ...

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Lou Elizabeth Shea

WOTCHKO — An infant girl, Lou Elizabeth Shea, was born to Brian and Danielle (Gereau) Wotchko of Rapid River on Feb. 2, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Lou arrived at 8:21 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth. Lou joins two sisters, Birdie and Vada, in the ...

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Cole Jon

SERVANT — Escanaba residents Curtis and Becky (Vincent) Servant welcomed a baby boy born at UP Health System Marquette on Feb. 4. Cole Jon arrived at 1:37 p.m., weighing 7 pounds 5.4 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches. Cole is the couple's first born child. Grandparents are Jon and ...

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Charlie Elaine

KENNEALLY — Escanaba residents, Tim and Kim (Germain) Kenneally, welcomed a daughter, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Dec. 29 at 8:49 a.m. Charlie Elaine weighed in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. The baby joins brothers, Cash, 6, and Levi, 4, and sister, Danni, ...

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Cecilia Louise

BRAUN — A baby girl, Cecilia Louise, was born Feb. 2, to William and Amanda (Gunville) Braun of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 2:28 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are James and Sandra Gunville of Gladstone, ...

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Robert Aaron

WIRHANOWICZ — An infant boy, Robert Aaron, was born to Philip and Tamara (Cole) Wirhanowicz of Marinette, Wis. on Feb. 13, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Robert arrived at 1:07 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 9.1 ounces and was 19.75 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Morris ...

Mama’s MilkBox delivers fashionable nursing apparel

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Elena Petzold has worn many hats over the years. She’s worked in legal administration and event and facility management. There even was a stint as a clown. “I’ve always had a passion about things related to families,” she says. These days, Petzold, a mother of ...

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Bradley Roger

WORKMAN — A baby boy, Bradley Roger, was born Jan. 1, to Joey Workman and Mykayla Ettenhofer of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 2:30 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Richard and Becky DeMay of Rapid River, and ...

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Edith Caroline

McBROOM — An infant girl, Edith Caroline, was born to Ed and Sarah McBroom of Waucedah on Dec. 16, at home. Edith weighed 10 pounds, 1 ounce at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Ken and Christine McBroom of Waucedah, and Alan and Nancy Larsen of Michigamme. Great-grandmother is ...

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Jeffrey Scott

VERTZ — Escanaba residents, Jeff and Carly Vertz, welcomed a son, born at Duke LifePoint Hospital in Marquette on Dec. 16. Jeffrey Scott III weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 18.75 inches long at birth. Jeff and Aimee Vertz, and Bill and CJ Skerbeck are the baby’s grandparents.

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Karlee Ann

NELSON — Joshua Nelson and Jenna Williams of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Karlee Ann, born on Jan. 20, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 11:38 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Karlee joins a brother and sister in the ...

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Daniel Luke

McDONALD — Brad and Misti (Lauscher) McDonald announce the birth of their son, Daniel Luke, born on Jan. 23, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He arrived at 12:26 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long at birth. Daniel joins, brothers, Brenen and Joseph, and sisters, Donna and ...

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Deziray Skye

KLOTZ — Chad Klotz of Escanaba and Kaylee King of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Deziray Skye, born on Jan. 29, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 7:18 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 3.2 ounces and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Deziray joins a brother in the ...