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Birth Announcements

Published 5:46pm Saturday, January 19, 2013

Kirk and Danette Graeve of Dallas Center, Iowa, announce the birth of a daughter, Lila Lee Graeve, on Dec. 12, 2012. Lila weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins siblings Eleanor and Leo.

Grandparents are Mike and Alayna Rohne of Glenville and Phil and Harriett Graeve of Defiance, Iowa.


Ben and Angie Olsen
of Albert Lea, announce the birth of a daughter, Brooke Linda Olsen, on Dec. 7, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Brooke weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins sibling, Will.

Grandparents are Derby and Barb Olsen of Albert Lea and Mary and Linda O’Connor of Goodhue.

Great-grandparents are Agnes Olson of St. Ansgar, Iowa, and Bill and Kay Gadient, Peggy Ryan and Jeanette O’Connor, all of Goodhue.