Birth Announcements

Published 9:40 am Saturday, February 18, 2012


Don and Kristin Lehne, of Mankato, announce the birth of a son, Tate Arthur, at 9:04 p.m. on Jan. 25, 2012, at Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital — Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Tate weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Tate joins two brothers, Thomas and Griffin.

Grandparents are Ruth Noren, of Albert Lea, and the late Stan Noren, Roger and Sue Jespersen, of Chaska, and Art Lehne, of New Ulm, and the late Judy Lehne.

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Joel and Kari Sween, of Faribault, announce the birth of a daughter, Peyton Grace Sween, on Jan. 19, 2012, at District One Hospital, of Faribault. Peyton weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins a brother, Easton.

Grandparents are Gary and Norma Sween, of Owatonna, and Alan Sipple and Shari Sipple, of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Barbara Hampton, of Albert Lea, and Ted Sipple, of Albert Lea.


Carlos Guadalupe and Leticia Castillo announce the birth of a son, Carlos Guadalupe, on Feb. 10, 2012, in Albert Lea. Carlos weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long.