Noel Matthew Madsen was born on March 2, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed seven pounds, two ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are Matthew B. Madsen and Rainy Sky Rose of Lino Lakes and Forest Lake. Noel is welcomed home by big brother Weston Wayne, 3. His grandparents a…

Abigail Maxine Enrriquez was born on Feb. 26, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed eight pounds, 5.1 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her parents are Kayla Cheney and Matthew Enrriquez of Mora. Abigail is welcomed by grandparents Melody and William Cheney, Kandi and Francisco Enrriqu…

Harper Sophia Schultz was born on Feb. 12, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed nine pounds, 5.4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Jessica and Nick Schultz of Mora. Harper is welcomed by grandparents Kathleen and Terrence Taykalo of Coon Rapids and Nick Schultz of Farmington.

Oliver Allen Herges was born on Feb. 9, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed eight pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are Jordan and Erika Herges of Ogilvie. Oliver is welcomed home by big brother Liam, 2. His grandparents are Peter and Stacy Ripka, Randy and Bett…

I would like to thank my family and friends for your thoughtful birthday wishes and gifts. Also for sharing the afternoon with me at the church. It's just a reminder of how wonderfully blessed I am.

Eugene Duane Garbow II was born on Feb. 9, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed 11 pounds, one ounce and was 22 inches long. His parents are Emma Bosin and Emmanuel Garbow Sr. of Hinckley. Eugene is welcomed home by siblings Emmanuel,9, Sylvia, 5, and Ariel, 3. His grandparents are …

The Brook Park Fire Department Relief Association would like to thank everyone who came out to support our spaghetti feed, and especially to all the local businesses that continue to donate and support our cause.

Evelynn Jean Thompson was born on Jan. 30, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed seven pounds, two ounces and was 20 inches long. Her mother is Danielle Stauffer of Finlayson. Evelynn is welcomed home by siblings Jaclynn, 9, Landon, 7, and Brickk, 4. Her grandparents are Laura and R…

Czech National Cemetery meeting

St. Cloud State University graduated more than 700 students during fall semester 2018. Local students included: Braham resident Amie Shockman, Bachelor of Elective Studies, Liberal Studies, Summa Cum Laude; Brook Park resident Coleman Lombard, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Magna Cum…

Jacob Barstad, Connor Downs, Breckan Pangerl, Jaysa Saumer and Kelly Saumer, all of Pine City, were named to the 2018 fall semester dean’s list at St. Cloud State University.

The family of Ed and Barb Steele welcome friends and neighbors to a 50th anniversary open house on Saturday, March 16, 1-5 p.m., Chengwatana Town Hall, 27136 Forest Road, Pine City, 55063. No gifts, your presence is gift enough!

The family of Leo Skluzacek would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude during our time of sorrow at the loss of our Dad and Grandpa.

The family of Bob Josewsky would like to thank so many in the community who have shared their support during his illness and passing. Thank you for the calls, visits, flowers and food. It is evident that Bob impacted the lives of those he encountered by the outpouring of support.

With grateful hearts, the family of Marcia Johnson sends sincere thanks for the cards, flowers and kind words following her passing.

Mylee Maree Olson was born on Jan. 29, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Travis Olson and Ashlee Norlander of Mora. Mylee is welcomed home by sibling Izzy. Her grandparents are Holly and Erik Paulsen of Isle, Greg a…

Drew Kenneth Rauschnot was born on Jan. 28, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed six pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are Kenneth and Dana Rauschnot of Pine City. Drew is welcomed home by siblings Allie, 4, and Tess, 2. His grandparents are Royce and Sue Johnson…

What a wonderful community to live in. I want to thank everyone for coming to the memorial for Henry, that cold day, for your prayers, cards, calls - everything.