Births (Sept. 29)
Melody Elizabeth Swanson was born Sept. 14, 2011, to Laura and Trevor Swanson of New Richmond. Also welcomed by brother, Tommy; and grandparents: Tom Swanson of New Richmond and Ernie and Shannon Kunesh of Baldwin.
Tru Ann Marie Hofacker was born Sept. 16, 2011, to Laurence Hofacker and Shelly Milliren-Hofacker of Elmwood. Also welcomed by grandparents: Tom and Sue Milliren of Arkansaw and Jerome and Sharon Hofacker of Elmwood.
Austin Irving Dale was born Sept. 19, 2011, weighing eight pounds, one ounce, and was 20 inches long. He is the son of Kimberlie Peskar and Adam Dale of Roberts. Also welcomed by sisters: Ella and Olivia; grandparents: Irv and Lezlie Peskar of River Falls and Ron and Kay Dale of Roberts; and great-grandmother, Adeline Peskar of River Falls.
Ascher Johnson Hall was born Sept. 23, 2011, weighing 10 pounds, six ounces, and was 22 inches long. He is the son of Jennifer Hall and Zachary Johnson. Also welcomed by sister, Keana; grandparents: Annette and Michael Hall of Hudson, Sally and Todd Steneman of River Falls and Scott Johnson of River Falls; and great-grandfather, Kenneth Johnson of River Falls.
Sonja Joy Larsen was born Sept. 23, 2011, weighing nine pounds, four ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long. She is the daughter of Terja Bouvin Larsen and Frederick Larsen III of Andover, Minn. Also welcomed by sister, Anja; brothers: Fritz and Erik; and grandparents: Robert and Shirley Bouvin of River Falls and Fred Jr. and JoAnn Larsen of Anoka, Minn.
Natalie Diane Geraghty was born Sept. 25, 2011, weighing seven pounds, one ounce and was 20 inches long. She is the daughter of Jessica and Landen Geraghty of Roberts. Also welcomed by brother, Devin; grandparents: Susan Grant of Roberts, Barry and Pam Grant of Hudson, Patrick and Jenny Robb of Meadview, Ariz., and Brian and Teresa Geraghty of Milltown; and great-grandparents: Bernard and Ioliene Grant of Spring Valley, Wayland and Maxine Jacobson of St. Paul, Arlo and Darlene Johnson of Hudson and Jon and Donna Robb of Pequot Lakes.