Lauryn Elizabeth Walters, daughter of Todd and Michelle Walters, Hanston, was born Dec. 15, 2009.

She was 9 pounds, 13 ounces. She was 201βΡ2 inches long.

She has a brother, Bryce, 2; and two sisters, Macie, 7, and Kaylee, 4.

Grandparents are Pat and Connie Walters, Catharine, and Tim and Lana Wilson, Canton.

Great-grandparent is Bill Wilson, McPherson.

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Ethan Michael Schulte, son of Seth and Abby Schulte, Hays, was born Dec. 8, 2009, at Hays Medical Center.

He was 9 pounds, 3 ounces. He was 211βΡ4 inches long.

Grandparents of the couple are Terry and Rebecca Kuhn, and Mac and Vicki Shuttleworth, all of Hays, and Tom Schulte, Victoria.

Great-grandparents are Marvin Kuhn and Betty Jacobs, both of Hays.

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Alexis Marie Johnson, daughter of Jason Johnson and Tiffany Stroede, Russell, was born Nov. 11, 2009, at Hays Medical Center.

She was 4 pounds, 9 ounces. She was 171βΡ2 inches long.

She has two brothers, Dorian, 8, and Trystan, 6; and a sister, Sierra, 10.

Grandparents are Dick and Helen Godfrey, Salina, and Esteban and Sue Castaneira, La Crosse.

Great-grandparents are James and Katherine Godfrey, Great Bend, Celly and Barb Zimmerman, Bill and Fern (Selsor) Ryel, and the late Fred Selsor.

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Cydnee Nichole Stramel, daughter of Stephen and Nichole Stramel, Victoria, was born Dec. 1, 2009, at Hays Medical Center.

She was 7 pounds, 151βΡ2 ounces. She was 201βΡ2 inches long.

She has two brothers, Taylor Stephen Stramel, 11, and Lucas Matthew Stramel, 7.

Grandparents are Bill and Diana Schmidtberger, Victoria, and Stan and Patty Stramel, Pfeifer.

Great-grandparents are Fritz and Anita Braun, Bob and Patty Schmidtberger, Victoria, Elmer and Aletha Hertel, Hays, and the late Iraneous and Mildred Stramel.