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Lacey Evelyn Harvey was the first new baby of 2013 in the Lake City and Red Wing areas. She weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces, and measured 22 inches long.

Stork stops first in Lake City


LAKE CITY -- When Stephanie Harvey arrived at Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City on Jan. 2, she was a little disappointed to see that the hospital room next to hers was empty.

The rural Lake City resident was hoping she wouldn't be the first local woman to have a baby in 2013, mainly because she was having a scheduled C-section.

"That's kind of like cheating," Stephanie said.

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