Birth

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Hazel Jo

HUGHES — Jeff and Danielle (Lancour) Hughes of Marquette announce the birth of their daughter, Hazel Jo, born on Aug. 11, at U.P. Health System-Marquette. She arrived at 4:56 a.m. weighing 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 17.75 inches long at birth. Dan and Patti Lancour of Skandia, and Ray and ...

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Sawyer Ann

TAUKE — Randy Tauke and Melinda Verbrigghe of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Sawyer Ann, born on Sept. 6, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 3:29 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Al and Teri Verbrigghe, and Randy and Pam Tauke, ...

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Rally James

PASCOE — A baby boy, Rally James, was born Sept. 21, to Jesse and Pamala (Gorzinski) Pascoe of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 4:15 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13.2 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Bryan Gorzinski, Dave and Debby Pascoe, Mary ...

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Harper Louise

KOTOWSKI— Former residents Viki Lofquist of Ford River and Nick Kotowski of Gladstone, now residing in West Bend, Wis., welcomed a baby girl born on Sept. 12. Harper Louise weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces at birth. Harper joins a 4-year-old fur brother, Buck, at home. The baby’s ...

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Tomilynn Rayne

MAULDING — Gladstone residents, Josh and Stephanie (Howerton) Maulding, welcomed a daughter, born at U.P. Health Systems-Marquette on June 27 at 12:48 a.m. Tomilynn Rayne weighed in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. The baby joins brother, Jason, in the family. Tom ...

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Everet Hugh

THIRY — A baby boy, Everet Hugh, was born Sept. 11, to Cory and Schlyn (LaVigne) Thiry of Daggett. Everet was delivered at 2:16 p.m. at Dickinson County Hospital in Iron Mountain. He weighed 7 pounds, and was 19 inches long. This is the couples first child. Everet’s grandparents are ...

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Making the post-maternity leave transition back to work go smoothly

METRO — The average length of maternity leave varies depending on geography, but the vast majority of new mothers take time away from work upon giving birth. Maternity leave affords women the opportunity to connect with and provide for their babies, while hopefully giving new mothers some ...

Add healthy crunch to snacks

GTT — It is difficult sometimes to have a snack on hand after school that is nutritious and satisfies young children’s tastes. Believe it or not there are some chickpea recipes that fill the bill. Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, may have originally come from Asia and the Middle ...

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Toby Ryan

ST. AMOUR — Escanaba residents, Mitch St. Amour and Breanne McNally, welcomed a son, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. Toby Ryan weighed in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18.75 inches long at birth. Mille and Earl McNally of Rapid River, Cheryl and Tom Fleury, and Jane ...

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Mya Lily

WALECHKA — Adam and Kristen (Vandermissen) Walechka of Wilson announce the birth of their daughter, Mya Lily, born on Aug. 10, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 5:29 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Joe and Marilyn Vandermissen, and Tony and Lisa ...

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Miyah Rosalie

POVICH — Green Bay, Wis. residents, Joseph and Vanessa Povich, welcomed a daughter, born at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. Miyah Rosalie was born on Sept. 14.

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Cooper Thomas

DEMARS — Robert and Laura (Knauf) DeMars of Bark River welcomed a baby boy on July 27. Cooper Thomas was born at 12:46 p.m. (CST) at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20.75 inches long. Cooper joins big brother, Carson, at ...

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Rowyn Elizabeth

ANGSTEN — Kevin and Brittany (Delke) Angsten of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Rowyn Elizabeth, born on Sept. 5, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 4:42 p.m. weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 inches long at birth. The baby joins two sisters, and one brother ...

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Tristan Chester

DEBACKER — A baby boy, Tristan Chester, was born Sept. 6, to Jerry DeBacker and Lisa Roberts of Watson. The baby was delivered at 8:25 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12.4 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Tristan joins brother Jeffery John, 4, at home. Grandparents ...

Knitting campaign to spread awareness about normal infant crying

ESCANABA — Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for shaking and abuse of infants. Parents know and expect that their baby will cry, but most have no idea how much or ...

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Ayden Joseph

MORGAN — Ayden Joseph, was born Aug. 12, to Sheena Schwamb of Gladstone. The baby was delivered at 6:32 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 17 inches long. Ayden joins one brother in the family. Grandparents are Charlotte and Kenneth Morgan of ...

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Allison Lee

LOEHR — Toby and Katherine (Davison) Loehr of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Allison Lee, born on Aug. 1, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 2:29 p.m. weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces and was 16.5 inches long at birth. Allison joins two siblings in the family. Jim ...

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Rowyn Tula

WAY — An infant girl, Rowyn Tula, was born to Tyler and Danielle (Miron) Way of Escanaba on Aug. 12, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Rowyn arrived at 11:51 p.m., weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches in length at birth. Rowyn joins Grady and Arlo in the family. The baby’s ...

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Scarlett Elizabeth

WHITMER — Escanaba residents, Adam and Katie (Lehouillier) Whitmer, welcomed a daughter, born at Dickinson County Hospital on Aug. 8 at 5:55 p.m. Scarlett Elizabeth weighed in at 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. Terry and Barb Lehouillier of Gladstone, Daniel and Debbie ...

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Clayton Charles

HUGHES — A baby boy, Clayton Charles, was born June 12, to Ryan Hughes and Alexis Berube of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 7:52 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 7.2 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Clayton joins his sister Jaelyn at home. Grandparents are ...