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Tipler Wisconsin family welcomes 2020 with new addition


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IRONWOOD - It may have been close to a week, but Aspirus Ironwood Hospital and Clinic welcomed its first baby of the new year - and new decade - into the world Jan. 6.

Adria Lea Owen was born at 2:44 p.m., to Brittany and Jordan Owen, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches at birth.

The couple had Adria Lea at Aspirus Ironwood because it was the closest birthing center to the family's home in Tipler, Wisconsin - near Iron River, Michigan.

Brittany said that, given the birth date, she wasn't expecting to be the first birth of the...