Births (June 9)
Alexis Leia Rodriguez was born May 24, 2011, to Kirsten and Jeremy Rodriguez of River Falls. Also welcomed by sister, Callie.
Sophia Lorraine Kivel was born May 27, 2011, to Robin and Timothy Kivel of Spring Valley. Also welcomed by brother: Matthew; sisters: Morgan and Sydney; and grandparents: Judi and Mary Jane of Spring Valley.
Reese Reuben Johnson was born May 29, 2011, to Annie and Matthew Johnson of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Mark and Mary Johnson and Brian and Lisa Weiss, all of River Falls.
Hugo Reed Nelson was born May 30, 2011, to Amy and Paul Nelson of River Falls. Also welcomed by sister, Madison; and grandparents: Ron and Jennifer Nelson of Steuben and Bill and Ginny Allie of Rochester.
Elijah Howard Luther was born June 1, 2011, to Amy and Jarrod Luther of Elmwood. Also welcomed by brother, Bennett; and grandparents: Patricia Webb of Elmwood, Bill Luther of Madison, and Maralyn and LaVere Anderson of Durand.
Keaton Dane Leier was born May 25, 2011, weighing seven pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He is the son of KariAnn and Greg Leier of River Falls. Also welcomed by brother, Dalton; grandparents: Frank and Delane Claflin and Duane and Barb Leier; and great-grandparent: LuVerle Boschen of Red Wing, Minn.
Preston James Walen was born May 26, 2011, weighing seven pounds, two ounces and was 20 inches long. He is the son of Randi and Joey Walen of Hammond. Also welcomed by grandparents: Joyce and Larry Walen of River Falls, Patti Dilts/Jon Evens of River Falls, and Jim Dilts and Claudia Dilts of Emerald; and great-grandparents: Jim and Danya Rutherford, and Jenette Dilts, all of Hudson.
Briar Lois Lamm was born May 31, 2011, weighing seven pounds, two ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. She is the daughter of Jamee and Jared Lamm of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Jackie Nielsen of Cottage Grove, Minn., Jerry Nielsen of Lake Elmo, Minn., and Janice and Brent Lamm of Durand.
Lily Pamela Wang was born June 3, 2011, weighing seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She is the daughter of Lindsay and Bret Want of Baldwin. Also welcomed by grandparents: Ron and Mary Roen and Dan and Rita Wang, all of River Falls, and the late Pamela Wang; and great-grandparents: Harley Roen of River Falls and Bob and Doris Hansen of Baldwin.
Samantha Nichelle Robinson was born May 27, 2011, weighing six pounds, six ounces and was 18.5 inches long. She is the daughter of Katherine and Bumper Robinson of Pasadena, Calif. Also welcomed by grandparents: Bryan and Kay Penton of River Falls and Larry and Natalie Robinson of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.