Ethan Patrick Tate, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

Dennis and Crystal (Richie) Tate of Elk River announce the birth of their son, Ethan Patrick, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Maple Grove Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.
Ethan has sisters, Makenzie, 10, Lillian, 6, and Peyton, 2.
Grandparents are Doug and Joy Kelly of Andover, Deborah Tate of Little Falls, and Glen and Martha Tate of Makinen, Minn. Great-grandmother is Shirley Smolinski of Cokato, Minn.