Brandtley Scott Michael Swanson
Samantha Perrine and Bryse Swanson of Rock Falls are the parents of a son born at 4:28 p.m. Feb. 5, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Brandtley Scott Michael Swanson weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are Mike Perrine and June Perrine, both of Sterling.
Paternal grandparents are Scott Swanson of Pewaukee, Wis., and DeAnne Johnson of Rock Falls.
Maternal great-grandparents are Melvin Perrine of Dixon and Carolyn Schmidt of Sterling.
Paternal great-grandparents are Bill and Ellen Forbes of Rock Falls and Delores Swanson of Pewaukee.
Benjamin Hayes Branson
Anne and Brian Branson of Atlanta are the parents of a son born at 10:14 a.m. Jan. 31, 2013, in Atlanta.
Benjamin Hayes Branson weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Lily, 3.
Maternal grandparents are Scott and Liz Shrader of Aiken, S.C.
Paternal grandparents are Bob and Barb Branson of Dixon.
Paternal great-grandmother is Ruth Helen Branson of Dixon.
Maxwell Strider Meurs
Sarah and Waylon Meurs of Morrison are the parents of a son born at 8:14 a.m. Feb. 12, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Maxwell Strider Meurs weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Molly Meurs, 7.
Maternal grandparents are Marty Richards and Julie Richards, both of Morrison.
Paternal grandparents are Eugene Meurs and Janis Meakins, both of Fulton.
Everett Adam Clark
Rachel and Brent Clark of Peoria are the parents of a son born at 2:12 a.m. Jan. 31, 2013, at home.
Everett Adam Clark weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and was 20.5 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Isabella, 10, Cosette, 8, Eliana, 4, and Adelaide, 2.
Maternal grandparents are Elizabeth Stauffer of Sterling and the late Harley Stauffer.
Paternal grandparents are Van and Theresa Hussung of Sterling and William and Jill Clark of Rock Falls.
Paternal great-grandfather is George Carl of Sterling.
Remington Tyler Whitely-Young
Andrew and Chalale Young of Eddyville, Ore., are the parents of a son born at 3:38 p.m. Feb. 12, 2013, at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport, Ore.
Remington Tyler Whitely-Young weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces at birth and was 18.5 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are Renee Whitely of Eddyville and the late Rickie Whitely.
Paternal grandparents are Barb Young of Rock Falls and the late Gene Young.
Maternal great-grandmother is Betty Whitely of Rock Falls.
Paternal great-grandparents are Elmer Young and Donna Willhite, both of Sterling.
Michael George Dallam
Angie and Brian Dallam of Amboy are the parents of a son born at 10:40 p.m. Feb. 11, 2013, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
Michael George Dallam weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces at birth and was 21.5 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Owen, 2.
Maternal grandparents are George and Lori Kersten of Dixon.
Paternal grandparents are Gail and Jan Dallam of Amboy.
Maternal great-grandmother is Barb Haub of Amboy.
Paternal great-grandmother is June Dallam of Lee Center.
Ava Kaylee Boos
Megan and Dustin Boos of Dixon are the parents of a daughter born at 8:56 a.m. Feb. 13, 2013, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
Ava Kaylee Boos weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Creighton Boos, 5, and Brantley Boos, 4.
Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Tammy Wolf of Franklin Grove.
Maternal great-grandparents are Don and Julie Stahler of Amboy and LaVonne Wolf of Dixon.
Evelyn Grace Goss
Shelbi Boyd and Michael Goss of Dixon are the parents of a daughter born at 1:03 p.m. Feb. 16, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Evelyn Grace Goss weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Carter Cline, 7, and Aubrey Cline, 6.
Maternal grandparents are Buddy and Wendy Boyd of Dixon.
Paternal grandfather is James Goss of Dixon.
Maternal great-grandparents are Barb Sarber and Gary Hasselbacher, both of Rock Falls.
Paternal great-grandfather is James Loyd Goss.
Hadlee Lillian and Rhylee Michael Minor
Emily and Robbie Minor of Rock Falls are the parents of twin daughters, born at 8:41 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. respectively, Feb. 15, 2013 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Hadlee Lillian Minor weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.
Rhylee Michael Minor weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.
They are welcomed by Aubree Minor, 1.
Maternal grandparents are Kathy and Jay Clark of Rock Falls.
Paternal grandparents are Susan and Dan Minor of Rock Falls.
Maternal great-grandparents are Beverly and Bernie Digman of Platteville, Wis.
Paternal great-grandparent is Midge Murphy of Rock Falls.
Carson Robert Cramer
Callie Scott of Polo and Ryan Cramer of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 7:12 p.m. Feb. 14, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Carson Robert Cramer weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 19.5 inches in length.
Maternal grandmother is Connie Scott of Polo.
Paternal grandparents are Teresa Burgess Cramer and Dorian Cramer, both of Sterling.
Maternal great-grandparents are Bob Cassens and Alice Cassens, both of Polo.
Paternal great-grandmother is Carrie Burgess of Sterling.
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