Jared and Amy Nelson of Elk River announce the birth of their son, Dean Christian, Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce.
Grandparents are Dale and Laurie Sanderson of Maple Grove, Lori Simmons of LaPorte, Minn. and Anita and Sean Conway of St. Cloud. Great-grandparents are Leila Lehmann of Rugby, N.D., Monroe and Patricia Grabowski of Houston, Texas and Louis Rangel of Minneapolis.