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Births (Aug. 8, 2012)

Amanda Hendrickson and William Bickley of North Liberty, Ia., announce the birth of Brooke Amy Bickley, born on Monday, July 23, 2012, at 6:48 p.m. at St. Luke's in Cedar Rapids, Ia. She was eight pounds, 12 ounces, and 20.5 inches long. She is proudly welcomed by big sister, Kate, grandparents, Tom and Janet Hendrickson of Diamond Bluff, and Steve and Maureen Bickley of Victoria, British Columbia.

Lilly Victoria Holum was born Wednesday, July 25, 2012, to Tina Holum and Jeff Holum of Prescott, weighing six pounds, 15 ounces and 18-3/4 inches long. Welcomed by brothers, Hunter and Wyatt, grandparents, Ron and Vicki Fritz of Hot Spring Village, Ark., and Leo Holum of Eagan, Minn., and great grandparent, Jack Hartzheim of Appleton.

River Falls Area Hospital

Ruby Jean Swanson born on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, to Bridget and Russell Swanson of River Falls. Also welcomed by sister, Adeline, grandparents, Don and Dorothy Armstrong of Ellsworth and Mark and Roz Swanson of Woodbury, Minn., and great-grandparents, Andre Armstrong of River Falls and Phillip and Florence Jakes of Ellsworth.

Mayo Clinic Health System, Menomonie

Paige Marie Haugle was born Wednesday, July 25, 2012, to Paula and Brandon Haugle of Elmwood.

Lakeland Hospital, Michigan

Erika Jo Wood was born on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, to Jenna and Grant Wood of Coloma, Mich. She joins her big sister, Kylee. Also welcomed by local grandparents, Rick and Jolene Koopman of Esdaile, and great grandmothers, Lorraine Anderson of Ellsworth and the late Edna (Koopman) Johnson.