Births (Feb. 16, 2012)
Heather Anne Benitz was born Feb. 1, 2012, to Laura and Thomas Benitz of Maiden Rock. Also welcomed by grandparents: James and Pam Benitz of Plum City and James and Lanette Harsdorf of Beldenville.
Easten James Sanford was born Feb. 6, 2012, weighing 7 lbs. 5 oz., and 20 inches long, to Jana and Adam Sanford of Beldenville. Also welcomed by grandparents: Lee and Donna Ahlert of River Falls, Nalene Sanford of River Falls and Daniel Pietraszewski of Maplewood, Minn.; great-grandparents: Reta Sanford of River Falls, Jon and Nancy Rone of Brooklyn Park, Minn. and LeRoy and Janet Ahlert of New Ulm, Minn.