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Bethene Marolf always said she wanted to have twin boys and have her children with one shot. "I just didn't think God would take me that seriously," she said.

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 9:44pm

Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Aaron and Jennifer Lieser, Brainerd, a girl, Julia Caroline, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, Dec. 11, 2013. April Trevino and Rayshawn Frelix, Crosby, a boy, Jamar Damion Frelix, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Dec.

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:08pm

Parents in the Brainerd lakes area went the more traditional route with baby names in 2013. Names such as Olivia and Emma for girls and Eli and Easton were some of the top names of the year.

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 11:33pm

Stefanie Arnold, a young mother, coded on the operating table when giving birth via c-section experiencing 37 seconds without vitals. Suffering an Amniotic Fetal Embolism (AFE) Arnold spent six days in a coma and weeks in the hospital an dappears to have suffered no permanent after effects. Watch th...

Mon, 12/23/2013 - 11:00am

Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Greg and Jolene Parks, Brainerd, a girl, McKenna Jean, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, Nov. 25, 2013.

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 9:53pm

Out of town birth Aaron and Kelly Isackson, Lakeville, a boy, Raymond Daniel, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, Nov. 20, 2013. Grandparents are Chuck and Lonni Isackson, Baxter, and Dan and Karla Schottler, Oronoco.

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 9:14pm

Parenting website BabyCenter.com releases the most unusual baby names of 2013, including Blip and Nyx. Leigh Scheps breaks down the some of the weirdest ones. Watch the video above or ...

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 4:19pm

Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd Robert and Beth Gruber, Pierz, a boy, Eli Robert, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Nov. 10, 2013. Grandparents are LeRoy and Peggy Hoheisel, Pierz, and Mark and Gwen Gruber, Pierz.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 9:44pm

Lakewood Health System, Staples Shannon Hagen and Josh Hingst, Bertha, a girl, Alexis Jo, 7 pounds, 5 ounces, Oct. 28, 2013. Kianna and David Watson, Motley, a girl, Hazel Ann, 7 pounds, 13 ounces, Oct. 29, 2013.

Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:55pm

St. Gabriel's Hospital, Little Falls Tim and Nicole (Zupko) Yorek, Little Falls, a girl, Evangeline Autumn, 6 pounds, 8 ounces, Sept. 30, 2013. Grandparents are Frank and Nany Yorek, Doug Zupko and Julie Zupko and Bob and Laureen Athmann.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 3:50pm