Rochelle and Jeremy Matthews, Lakeville, Minn., announce the birth of their son, Briggs Richard Matthews, born at 12:59 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Fairview (Minn.) Ridges Hospital.
He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.
He joins a sister, Scarlett, 1.
Grandparents are Jane and Rich Matthews, Sartell, Jean and Scott Wensmann, both of Lakeville. Great-grandparents are Norma and Fred Demuth, and Dick Wensmann, all of Lakeville.
The American Legion Post 277 from Sartell was honored May 6 by Central Minnesota Boy Scouts Council as Charter Organization of the Year for their sponsorship of Troop 11 from Sartell. Pictured (left to right) are the following: Bob Reuter, district director of Central Minnesota BSA; Florian Mastey, Sartell, Legion commander; John Burnett, Sartell, scoutmaster Troop 11 and Legion member; and Dick Clemens, Sartell, Legion member. Michelle Miller of Sartell from Troop 11 was also honored with the District Award of Merit for her contributions to scouting and the St. Francis Xavier Church community.