Birth

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Luke William

BOURDEAU — An infant boy, Luke William, was born to John and Sherri Bourdeau of Gladstone on July 6, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Luke arrived at 11:03 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Angie Brownell of Watersmeet, and ...

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Mack Joseph

NELSON — Kyle and Sara Nelson (McDonnell) of Lindstrom, Minn. welcomed their fifth child, a baby boy, on May 6, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming, Minn. Mack Joseph was born at 5:05 p.m., weighing 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long. Mack joins siblings Drake, 9, ...

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Madelynn Marie

BOURDEAU — Dan and Ashley (Godfrey) Bourdeau of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Madelynn Marie, born on June 21, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 12:52 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 12.6 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Madelynn joins her brother Jacob at ...

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Charlie William

SHEPECK — Escanaba residents, Daniel adn Andrea (Litts) Shepeck, welcomed a son, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on June 29 at 7:41 a.m. Charlie William weighed in at 8 pounds, 5.4 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. The baby joins Elsie, 6, and Henry, 2, in the family. Susan ...

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Camden Michael

MCDONOUGH — A baby boy, Camden Michael, was born July 4, to James and Lindsey (LaMarch) McDonough of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 3:46 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Camden joins Carter, 8, Addisyn, 5, and Paislee, 12 months, ...

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Owen Wrigley

LAUREYS — Whitmore Lake, Mich. residents, Michael and Kenlyn (Farley), welcomed a son, born at University of Michigan-Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital on June 2 at 8:07 p.m. Owen Wrigley weighed in at 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21.75 inches long at birth. Jay and Lisa Farley of Spalding, ...

Stay safe when exercising while you’re pregnant

METRO — Exercise plays a vital role in long-term health. When combined with a healthy diet, exercise can help men, women and children lower their risk for injury and potentially debilitating diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Exercise can even pay dividends for women who are pregnant. ...

Pros and cons of sharing the bed with children

METRO — Many couples sleep in the same bed as their partners, although there are plenty of couples who attest to the benefits of sleeping separately. When children are introduced into the family, sleeping arrangements may be revised once more. Some parents opt to have their child share their ...

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Rowyn Brielle

BAUMHOVER — Saint Clair Shores, Mich. residents Jason and Angela (Gayan) Baumhover welcomed a baby girl, their first child, born at Providence Hospital, Southfield, Mich. on May 21. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long, Rowyn Brielle arrived at 9:02 p.m. Maternal ...

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Finn Timothy

MUHLENBECK — A baby boy, Finn Timothy, was born June 8, to Timothy and Jacklyn (Dault) Muhlenbeck. The baby was delivered at 3:52 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14.8 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long. Grandparents are John and Lori Fault, and Dave and Brenda Muhlenbeck.

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Caleb Arthur

CARLSON — Chad and Catherine (Bedard) Carlson of Cornell announce the birth of their son, Caleb Arthur, born on June 8, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He arrived at 8:22 a.m., weighing 9 pounds, 11.4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Caleb joins big sister Cailey. Grandparents are Gary and ...

Jude Anthony

NASER — A baby boy, Jude Anthony, was born June 20, to Nick and Bridget Naser of Bark River. The baby was delivered at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis.

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Maddox Harper

WILLIAMS — A baby boy, Maddox Harper, was born May 31, to Ian Williams and Sheena Metzger of Bark River. The baby was delivered at 8:31 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Maddox joins sisters, Lulu, Hayden, and Lorelei in the ...

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Gavin Michael

OLSON — Derek and Rachelle (Ives) Olson of Bark River welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on May 4 at 8:31 a.m. Gavin Michael was born at OSF St. Francis Hospital, weighing 7 pounds 3 ounces, and measuring 17.75 inches long. Don and Ruth Ives of Bark River, Ed Olson of Bark River, Tim ...

Welcome Newborns distributing free potty training kits

ESCANABA — Getting children out of diapers is one of the most frustrating and time consuming hurdles that all parents face. But for some, it is so frustrating that researchers now are linking toilet training accidents with many of the most serious – sometimes deadly - cases of child abuse. ...

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Evelyn Grace

BOUDREAU — An infant girl, Evelyn Grace, was born to Jeremy Boudreau and Alisha Bandle, of Escanaba, on May 20, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Evelyn arrived at 8:18 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 7.4 ounces and was 18 inches in length at birth. Evelyn joins, Aylah, 5, and Nolan, 18 months, in the ...

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John Joseph

WILSON — An infant boy, John Joseph, was born to Charles Wilson and Sarah Johnson of Gladstone on June 6, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. John arrived at 6:45 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 8.8 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Patty and Dave Tregembo of ...

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Ava Lynn

GEARHART — A baby girl, Ava Lynn, was born to Andrew and Bethany (Ray) Gearhart of Bark River on May 11 at 12:22 p.m. Ava was born at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., weighing 9 pounds, 8 ounces, and measuring 21 inches long. Ava’s grandparents are Carole Ray of Bark River, Bob ...

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Josie Mary

JOHNSON — James and Jessica (Erickson) Johnson of Spalding announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Mary, born on May 30, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 1:07 a.m. weighing 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 17 inches long at birth. The baby joins one brother in the family. Roy and ...

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Wade William

BOWDEN — A baby boy, Wade William, was born June 7, to Michael and Brooke (Milkiewicz) Bowden of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 1:17 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20.5 inches long. Wade joins Zoey, and Grant in the family. Grandparents are ...