Belle Mary Weltruski, daughter of Ron and Michelle Weltruski of Spalding, is the 2011 New Year’s Baby at Boone County Health Center. She was born Saturday, Jan. 15, at 4:26 p.m. She weighed eight pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed by her 22-month-old sister, Brooklyn.
The Weltruski’s said they selected “Belle” as the baby’s first name when they learned she could be the New Year’s Baby to ring in the new year. Her middle name, Mary, was in honor of her maternal grandmother. Grandparents are LeRoy and Mary Dozler of Albion and Ron Sr. and Jo Weltruski of Spalding. Great grandmother is Edith Nordhues of Greeley.