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Birth Annoucements

Published 8:07am Sunday, February 3, 2013

Anthony and Jane Ningen of Albert Lea, announce the birth of a son, Isaiah Scott Ningen, on Jan. 21, 2013, in Albert Lea. Isaiah weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins sibling, C.J.

Grandparents are Sharlyn and the late Raymond Nimz and the late Diana and Roger Ningen.


Jordan Tonkin and Samantha Hutchins
of Albert Lea, announce the birth of a son, Thomas Neil Tonkin, on Jan. 24, 2013, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Thomas weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Michael and Deanna Hutchins of Albert Lea, Maria Tonkin-Holtz of Ellendale and George Tonkin of Ellendale.


Kari and Josh Luehmann
of Powell, Ohio, announce the birth of twin boys, Blake Charles Luehmann and Tate Joshua Luehmann, on Jan. 17, 2013, at Riverside Methodist in Columbus, Ohio. Blake weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long, and Tate weighed 5 pounds and was 18 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Charles and Linda Trost of Glenville and Bruce and Pam Luehmann of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Great-grandparents are Ed & Elaine Shannon of Albert Lea and Bev Bjornson of New Rockford, N.D.


Emily and Jordan Bohonek
of Albert Lea, announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Joanne Bohonek, on Dec. 18, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Lauren weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Grandparents are Martin and Julie Bernau of Alden and Julia Bohonek of Albert Lea. Honorary grandparents are Glen and LeAnn Juveland of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Richard and Leona Bjelland of Albert Lea.


Troy and Laura Biesterfeld
of Rochester, announce the birth of a daughter, Lucy Ann Biesterfeld, on Dec. 28, 2012, at Rochester Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Lucy weighed 7 pounds and was 18 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Kurt Biesterfeld of Albert Lea, Mike and Julie Miller of Albert Lea and Dan and Sheila Colby of Lake Mills. Great-grandparents are Lester and Ione Biesterfeld, Ed and Lois Tukua, Dave and Carol Miller, all of Albert Lea, and Duane and Janice Colby and Beverly Lovik, all of Lake Mills.


Aaron and Heather Brack
of St. Paul, announce the birth of a daughter, Annika Lynn Brack, on Jan. 12, 2013, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Annika weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Paul and Paulette Heijerman of Hollandale, Marilyn Clemmer of Elko New Market and Roger and Diane Brack of Elko New Market. Great-grandparent is Gerrit Ravenhorst of Hollandale.