Andrew Dean Richardson, the first baby born at Mercy Hospital in 2013, is pictured with his parents, Trysten Williamson and Ryan Richardson of Sandstone.
Andrew was born at 7:49 p.m. on January 2, 2013, weighing 8 lbs, 3 oz. and measuring 21.5 inches long. Dr. Kathy Brandli, Gateway Family Health Clinic, was the attending physician.
In addition to the free car seat given to all families who give birth at Mercy, the family received special gifts from the hospital. The Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce also welcomed the first newborn of the year with a gift of Chamber Bucks.