Births (Dec. 15)
Madilyn Marie Leisen was born on Dec. 2, 2011, to Alanna and Joshua Leisen of Roberts. Also welcomed by brother Ryan; and grandparents: Sandy and Jim Leisen of St. Charles, Minn., and Sherrie and Otto Wiegand of Spooner.
Spencer John Dumond was born on Dec. 3, 2011, to Amy and Chance DuMond of Hudson. Also welcomed by brother Cal; and grandparents: John and Linda Steele of Ellsworth, Patricia and Brian Hatch of River Falls, and Steve and Michele DuMond of St. Paul, Minn.
Manuel Antonio Luther was born on Dec. 9, 2011, weighing seven pounds seven ounces, and 21 inches long, to Vanessa and Justin Luther of Hammond. Also welcomed by sisters: Olivia and Maria; grandparents: Rosario Rosales of Honduras, Fresbindo Ramirez of Honduras, and Steve and Carol Luther of Colby.
Henry Michael Mogard was born on Nov. 1, 2011, weighing eight pounds, five and a half ounces and 20 inches long, to Mike and Kate (Fuller) Mogard of Brookings, S.D. Also welcomed by sister, Maisie; and grandparents: Chris and Bernie Curti of River Falls; Bill and Emma Fuller of Hager City; JoAnn Willgohs, Brookings, S.D.; and Cliff and Jeanie Mogard of Dawson, Minn.
Kieran Mark Johnson was born on Nov. 21, 2011, weighing eight pounds, ten ounces, and measuring 21 inches long, to Stacia and Nick Johnson of Sparta. Also welcomed by grandparents: Craig and Kathy Nelson of River Falls, Mark and Laurie Johnson of Chippewa Falls, and Linda Krause of Eau Claire; and great-grandparents Howard and Arlene Nelson of River Falls, Earl and Donna Krause of Chippewa Falls, Tom and Tip Dejno of Bloomer, Carol Bennett of Beldenville, and Carol Johnson of Chippewa Falls.