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Births

Births

Ethan Beck

Mark Beck and Amber Schmotzer of LaSalle are the parents of a son, Ethan, born Oct. 7 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 17 1/2 inches in length. He was welcomed home by two sisters, Mia Beck, 9, and Adaline Beck, 6. Grandparents are Bill and Marlene LaSorella of Ladd, and Tony Beck of Oglesby. Great-grandparent is Pat Beck of Oglesby.

Ostrander-Longbein

David Ostrander and Sherokee Longbein of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter born Oct. 19 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

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