Birth Announcement

Submitting birth announcements

Information typically included in birth announcements: Baby’s gender, full name, date of birth and parents’ names and city of residence; grandparents and city of residence; and great- and great-great-grandparents. Weight and length of baby at birth and siblings. **NEW** Starting February 1, 2011, you can add a photo of the baby or family for only $10.  Submit the photo and announcement by noon Tuesday for publication the following Sunday.

A sample birth:

A daughter, Annie Mae, was born July 17, 2010, to Jake and Sarah Doe of Fergus Falls. She was 7 pounds, 6 inches and was 19 inches.

Grandparents are Dean and JoAnn Anderson and John and Emily Doe, all of Fergus Falls.

Great-grandparents are Kathy Smith of Fergus Falls, Harold and Mary Johnson of Long Prairie, and Genevieve McIntosh of Souix Falls, S.D.

She was welcomed home by a brother, Josh, and a sister, Hannah.

Additional information:

Deadline for the Lifestyle section is noon Tuesday for a Sunday publication.

Send to or fill out the form below. Photos must be e-mailed to

There is no charge for the announcement.  If you add a photo, there is a $10 charge.  You can include your credit card information in your submission, or call Debbie at 218-739-7013 to arrange payment.

Please provide a daytime contact number.

For more information, call Debbie Irmen at  739-7013.

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