Births (Aug. 25)
Wyatt Jon Matzek was born Aug. 11, 2011, to Shelby Kay and Nathan Matzek, both of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Don and Deb Matzek and Jeff and Ruth Kay, all of River Falls.
Croix Jon Giedd was born Aug. 12, 2011, to Teale and Kevin Giedd of River Falls. Also welcomed by sister, Hatley; and grandparents: Jan Giedd of Mondovi, and Lynn and Frank Zetzman of Appleton.
Maliyah Janet Burke was born Aug. 12, 2011, to Erika Patterson and Korbin Burke, both of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Shelly Patterson, Patrick Patterson, Korene Burke and Junior Johnson.
Evelyn Catherine Oscarson was born Aug. 20, 2011, weighing seven pounds, eight ounces, and was 19 inches long. She is the daughter of Jen and Matt Oscarson of Hudson. Also welcomed by sisters: Kayla and Lillian; grandparents: Elizabeth Firchow of Shoreview, Minn., and Sandy and Alan Oscarson of Beldenville; and great-grandparents: Tom and Mary Obert of Scottsdale, Ariz., Maggie Oscarson of Little Canada, Minn., and Pauline Loeffler of North St. Paul.
Harper Elizabeth Bowman was born July 29, 2011, weighing six pounds, five ounces and was 29 inches long. She is the daughter of Hunter and Mara Bowman of New Richmond. Also welcomed by grandparents: Mary and Ron Bodesheimer of Hudson, Tom and Charlene Bowman of River Falls and Kent Kramer and Jill Englund of Minneapolis.
Will James Arnold was born Aug. 2, 2011, weighing seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He is the son of Brian and Toni Arnold of River Falls. Also welcomed by brothers: Reed and Ty; grandparents: Stan and Judi Cina and Melvin and Lu Arnold; and great-grandmother, Dorothy Cina.
Collin Scott Peskar was born Aug. 5, 2011, weighing seven pounds, and was 21 inches long. He is the son of Justin and Cheryl Peskar of Eagan, Minn. Also welcomed by grandparents: Steven and Renee Peskar of River Falls and Rich and Joann Cotan of Omaha, Neb.