Birth Announcements

Published 3:51 pm Saturday, March 16, 2013

Ryan and Katie (Bauman) Maier of Belle Plaine announce the birth of a son, Thaine Patrick Maier, on Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Thaine weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. He joins sibling Ainsley.

Grandparents are Mark and Janelle Behr of Conger and Al and Hope Bauman of Kiester. Great-grandparents are Arnold and Patricia Bauman of Kiester and Alberta Murphy of Wayzata.


Mark and Ellen Johnson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Lauren Sophia Johnson, on Feb. 21, 2013, in Albert Lea. Lauren weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Kevin and Chris Johnson of Ellendale and Brad and Gratia Johnson of New Richland.

Great-grandparents are Helen Johnson of Albert Lea, Irene Supalla of New Richland and Pru and David Nystuen of Lakeville.


Ross and Alyse Anderson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Piper Marie Anderson, on Feb. 25, 2013, in Albert Lea. Piper weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins sibling Porter.

Grandparents are David and Jean Anderson of Albert Lea and Mark and Nancy Greiner of Albert Lea.

Great-grandparents are Esther Richerson, Rudy Anderson and Paul and Jan Overgaard, all of Albert Lea.