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Avi Kae Johnson (left) with parents Nate and Missy and baby brother Kroix pose for a family photograph. After Avi Kae was born prematurely, the Johnsons have walked in the annual March for Babies event to help raise funds for pregnancy and baby health programs.

Local family to lead March for Babies walk


When Avi Kae Johnson was born seven weeks prematurely, parents Missy and Nate Johnson were worried about their daughter's future.

"It was really frightening and surreal," Missy Johnson said. "At the time I wasn't sure what would happen."

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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