ARAIE – Ali Araie and Emily Jack of Bark River welcomed their first child, a son, on May 28 at 1:01 p.m. Waylon Dodge was delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Leroy and Janis L’Huillier of Menominee. Paternal grandparent is Sholeh Anissi of Ventura, Calif.

Babe Quist of Bark River is Waylon’s great-grandparent.

CUMMINGS – Dennis and Crystal (Lakosky) Cummings of Kentwood, Mich., welcomed a baby girl, their fourth child, at 2:06 a.m. on May 5 at Metro Health Hospital. Jovie Ray weighed in at 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth.

Jovie joins her siblings, Kara Ann, Axel John and Mila Jean, at home.

John and Kellie Lakosky of Manistique, and Dennis Sr. “Mike” and Corine Cummings of Escanaba are Jovie’s grandparents.

Her great-grandparents are Mildred Lakosky and Pat King of Manistique, Boyd and Millie Cummings of Escanaba, and Patricia Rasmussen of Garden.

HIDER – Kendall Elizabeth was the name chosen for a baby girl born to Kevin and Jill (Johnson) Hider of Ford River. Delivered at Marquette General Hospital on April 15 at 2:12 a.m., the infant she weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

Kendall joins her 18-month-old sister, Ellaina Charlie, at home.

Charles and Sherry Johnson of Gladstone, and Gary and Kathy Hider of Ford River are Kendall’s grandparents.

Escanaba residents Edwin and Dorothy Bergquist and Harriet Hider, along with Carl and Marlene Dubovsky of Danforth, are the infant’s great-grandparents.

STENBERG – Newborn Landon Matthew James was delivered at Dickinson County Hospital on April 18 at 3:02 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. The parents are Matthew and Jennifer (Franklin) Stenberg of Bark River.

Landon joins siblings Morgan Lee, Ella Marie and Jayden Elizabeth, at home.

The baby’s grandparents are Greg Franklin of Spalding, Katrina Franklin of Bark River, and Carl and Therese Stenberg of Bark River.

Melvin and Janette Hanson of Bark River, Jack and Lucy Franklin of Armstrong Creek, Wis., and Gladice Stenberg of Bark River are Landon’s great-grandparents.