Births (June 29)
Carter Michael Franklin was born June 17, 2011, to Cortney Helinske and James Franklin of Hastings, Minn., weighing eight pounds, 13-1/2 ounces and 21-1/2 inches long. He is welcomed by: grandparents, Mike Franklin and Vicky Franklin of Hastings, and Tracy Carlson and Greg Helinske of Prescott, and great-grandparents, Donald and Carol Helinske of St. Paul, and Mary and Marvin Rohr of Cannon Falls, Minn.
River Falls Area Hospital
Christina Loranna Koskie was born June 16, 2011, to Lindsey and Jacob Koskie of River Falls. Also welcomed by sisters, Elizabeth and Rebekah, and grandparents, Bob and Nancy Kinsman and Eric and Linda Turner, all of Spring Valley.