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River Falls welcomes first baby of 2017

Parents Adam and Nancy Varo with their son Nolan Varo and big sister Aubrey.

The first baby of 2017 born at Allina Health River Falls Area Hospital made his appearance at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Nolan Varo, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and measuring 20.25 inches long, was born in the Birth Center to proud parents Adam and Nancy Varo of River Falls.

Nurses presented the family with a gift basket of baby items contributed by the Birth Center and auxiliary members in celebration of being the first newborn of 2017.

Gretta Stark

Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.

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