Birth

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Clarabelle Kay

ONEY — An infant girl, Clarabelle Kay, was born to Matt and Carrie (Creten) Oney of Gladstone on March 27, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Clarabelle arrived at 12:24 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches in length at birth. Clarabelle joines one sister, Olivia Jo, 3, in the ...

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Kaylynn Marie

DAUSEY —Escanaba residents, John and Tori (Augsburger) Dausey, welcomed a daughter, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on March 30 at 12:54 p.m. Kaylynn Marie weighed in at 7 pounds, 8.4 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long at birth. The baby joins sister, Abigail, in the family. John and ...

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Charles Rabun

THOMAS — Rapid River residents, Joseph and Candace (Cantrell) Thomas, welcomed a son, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on April 7 at 4:22 p.m. Charles Rabun weighed in at7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. The baby joins three siblings in the family. Tami Meeks and Ken ...

ALWOOD — Joshua Alwood of Escanaba, and Emily Duke of Munising announce the birth of their daughter, Allie Mae, born on March 3, at UP Health System in Marquette. She arrived at 8:05 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19.25 inches long at birth.
Karyn Hautamaki and Tim Robare, both of Munising, and Bridie Alwood and Brian Sodergren, both of Bark River are the baby’s grandparents.
Allie Mae’s great-grandparents are Therese Murphy of Escanaba, and James Duke of Munising.

Allie Mae

ALWOOD — Joshua Alwood of Escanaba, and Emily Duke of Munising announce the birth of their daughter, Allie Mae, born on March 3, at UP Health System in Marquette. She arrived at 8:05 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19.25 inches long at birth. Karyn Hautamaki and Tim Robare, both ...

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Henrik Ivan

BOYCE — An infant boy, Henrik Ivan, was born to William F. and Natalie (Mattonen) Boyce of Gladstone on April 6, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Henrik arrived at 8:27 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 9.2 ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth. Henrik joins sister, Halleigh, 13, and brothers, ...

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Jada Rose

BURTON — A baby girl, Jada Rose, was born March 23, to Ted Burton and Katie Birdsley of Gulliver. The baby was delivered at 8:36 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 3.8 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Jada joins three siblings in the family. Grandparents are Angel ...

Class to introduce your dog to your baby

The terms “dog mom” and “dog dad” have gained popularity recently, thanks to social media and a bombardment of products aimed at doting owners. But what happens when pooch parents find out they’re becoming people parents? For many couples and their canine companions, bringing baby ...

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Kinsley Kay Lynn

KRUSIC — Douglas Krusic and Alicia Dobson of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsley Kay Lynn, born on March 12, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 4:31 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 3.7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long at birth. Kinsley joins one sibling in the ...

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Evan Jamie

VICKERS — Manitowoc, Wis. residents, Tracy and Jill (Shiner) Vickers, welcomed their son Evan Jamie, on March 6. He was delivered at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis. at 3:35 p.m. Evan weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Evan joins his sister Hadley in the ...

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Boston Michael

LAVERDIERE — Michael and Shelly (Wilson) Laverdiere of Escanaba announce the birth of their son, Boston Michael, born on March 24, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He arrived at 5:03 a.m. weighing 4 pounds, 0.8 ounces and was 16 inches long at birth. Boston joins three siblings in the ...

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William James

SKERBECK — A baby boy, William James, was born to Bobby and Jamee Skerbeck of Phoenix, Ariz. on March 1 at 1:58 p.m. The baby weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces, and was 21.75 inches long. The baby’s grandparents are William and CJ Skerbeck of Escanaba, and Jim Henry and Joyce Bafford of Phoenix, ...

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Blaise Vernon

CUMMINGS — A son was born to Dennis Jr. and Crystal (Lakosky) Cummings on Feb. 23, at 1:14 p.m. Blaise Vernon was born at Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. Blaise weighed in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long at birth. The baby joins four siblings, Kara Ann, ...

Cardboard boxes as cribs?

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes make their way to the U.S. Parents are beginning to take baby ...

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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 ...