Birth Announcements

Published 10:29 am Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Lisa and Nick Semple of Hayward annouce the birth of a son, Cade Michael Semple, on Aug. 24, 2010, at their home in Hayward. Cade weighed 7 pounds and was 21 inches long. He joins brothers: Adam and Luke.

Grandparents are Vicki Blake of Albert Lea, Allen Matson and Donna Maschoff of Crystal Lake, Iowa, Nancy Semple of New Ulm and Steve Semple of St. Paul.

Beth and Justin Blake of 1404 Hamilton Ave., Albert Lea, announce the birth of a son, Jack Daniel, on Aug. 6, 2010, at Albert Lea Medical Center. Jack weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces. He joins a brother, Blair “Buggy.”

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Grandparents are Dan and Jane Johnson, Kelly Blake and Kevin Blake. Great-grandparents are Marilyn and Francis Johnson, Dorothy Farnham, Phyllis Blake and Wanda Kallestad.

Jessica Harpham of Albert Lea announces the birth of a daughter, Ryleigh Jo Harpham, on Aug. 23, 2010, at Albert Lea Medical Center. Ryleigh weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces. He joins a sibling, Peyton Harpham.

Grandparents are Scott and Joan Rouse and Gary and Joanne Hagen. Great-grandparents are Mary Rouse and Faith Lingbeck.

Mariah Bryand of Albert Lea announces the birth of a daughter, Christina Cruz Bryand, on Aug. 25, 2010, in Albert Lea. Christina weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces.

Grandparents are Nora Aguilera, John and Tammy Bryand and Dorothy Schwebach. Great-grandparents are Christina Espinosa Garci, Gabriel Garcia and Shari and Dwain Staude.

Karen and Wilford Dokken would like to announce their newest granddaughter, Kirtanna Kathleen Pickard, who arrived on July 25, 2010, from an orphanage in Chandigarh, India. She is the daughter of Sam and Eve Pickard. Kirti is 3 years old and was born on Dec. 17, 2006. She joins a sister, Miriam, 7, and a brother, Micah, 5. She became a United States citizen on July 20, 2010, and will be living with her family in Dell Rapids, S.D.

Dweezle and Shannon Bordeaux of Emmons announce the birth of a son, Mason James Bordeaux, on Aug. 24, 2010, in Albert Lea. Mason weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces. He joins sisters Ella and Olivia.

Grandparents are Sindy Dickey of Albert Lea and Roger and Rachele Taylor of Lakeville.