Birth Announcements

Published 11:12 am Saturday, March 3, 2012

Daniel L. Smith and Amanda K. Johnson of Clarks Grove announce the birth of a son, Ruxin Robert Smith, on Feb. 24, 2012, in Albert Lea. Ruxin weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 22 inches long. He joins sibling, Dayton Smith.

Grandparents are Bob and Jean Smith of Clarks Grove, Kristy Johnson of Alden, and Mark Johnson of Bricelyn.

Great-grandparents are Patricia Linnes of Albert Lea, Harriet Ehrich of Blue Earth, Roger and Eileen Johnson of Bricelyn and Kathy and Ora Keever of Albert Lea.

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Mike and Nikki Schmidt of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Haylee Christina Schmidt, on Feb. 9, 2012, in Albert Lea. Haylee weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. She joins a sibling, Kayla Schmidt.

Grandparents are Dick and Dee Osmundson and Duane and Chris Schmidt all of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Lee and Betty Abben of Albert Lea.