DOLLAR – Evan James Dollar was born Oct. 15 at 5:43 Kenosha, Wis., weighing in at 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 19 inches long. Stephen and Amy Dollar of Mount Pleasant, Wis. are the baby’s parents.

Evan’s grandparents are Becky Henn of Shawano and Candy and Chaz Rivers of Flat Rock.

DAHLGREN – Ava Marie is the name chosen for the newborn daughter of Joshua Challender of Flushing, Mich., and Ashley Dahlgren of Escanaba. Ava was born Nov. 14 at 10:52 a.m. She weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 17 3/4 inches long when delivered at Marquette General Hospital.

Ava is the couple’s first child.

Roy and Kim Dahlgren of Escanaba are the maternal grandparents. Debi Challender of Lakeland, Fla., and David Challender of Flushing are the baby’s paternal grandparents.

Ava’s great-grandmothers are Nancy Perron and Barb Dahlgren, both of Escanaba.

FORD – Grace Lynn, newborn daughter of Brandi Bizeau and Jake Ford of Gladstone, was delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at 2:10 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 17 inches long.

Grace is the couple’s second child.

Maternal grandparents are Deanna Hunt of Escanaba and Jeffrey Bizeau of Duluth, Minn. Paternal grandparents are Colleen and John Hendrickson of Gladstone and Kevin Ford of Wilson.

The baby’s great-grandparents are Bill and Joyce Jones of Gladstone.

EAGLE – Former Gladstone residents, Joe and Ashley Eagle, now residing in Kapolei, Hawaii, welcomed a baby girl, their first child, born at Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu on Dec. 8 at 7:04 p.m. Autumn Rae weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Pete and Becky Eagle of Brampton, and Randy and Jayne Demeuse of Gladstone are Autumn’s grandparents.

Sue Eagle of Brampton and Marlene Maulding of Gladstone are the baby’s great-grandmothers.

BOND – Grand Rapids residents Nic and Casey (Bartol) Bond welcomed a baby girl, their first child born on Oct. 5 at Metro Health Hospital in Byron Center, Mich. at 7:55 a.m. Graysen Joy weighed in at 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Jerry and Gerri Bartol of Bark River and Larry and Shannon Bond of Charlotte are Graysen’s grandparents.

Maternal great-grandparents are Richard Schmeltzer of Wells and Mildred Bartol of Escanaba. Paternal great-grandparents are Sue Pugh and Doug Peck of Charlotte.

BROGLEY – Jeff and Mary (LeDuc) Brogley of Northville, Mich., welcomed a daughter, born on Nov. 11 at 9:09 a.m. Sophia Anna weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 20 inches long when delivered at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.

Sophia is the couple’s first child.

Robert and Anna Mae LeDuc of Escanaba, and Gerald and Joan Brogley of Temperance, Mich., are Sophia’s grandparents.