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Published April 22 2012

New Arrivals: Corbin Anthony Arthur Ekberg

Born: March 21, 2012, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, and weighed 7 pounds, 9.7 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

Parents: Trevis and Jennifer Ekberg, Grand Forks.

Grandparents: Kari Krull and Mike Breuer, Walcott, N.D.; and Darrell and Julie Ekberg, Manvel, N.D.

Great-grandparents: Charles and Dodi Hovde, Barnesville, Minn.; and Mary and the late Leonard Ekberg, Grand Forks, formerly Langdon, N.D.

Other family members: Two puggles named Wuggle and Lucy Loo.

Parents chose this name because: Corbin was the only boy’s name we could agree on and the two middle names are Anthony, after Trevis’ middle name, and Arthur, after Jennifer’s late grandfather, Leonard Arthur Ekberg, who passed away in October 2011.

Something special that makes baby’s birth memorable: Corbin made his arrival two weeks early and that gave us two extra weeks to love him that much more