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| January 10, 2006 11:00 PM

Annika Mae Benner became the first baby born at St. John's Lutheran Hospital for 2006. Annika Mae was born Jan. 7, 2006 at 2:45 a.m. to Kendra Benner, a teacher at Libby Middle School. Proud dad is Monty Benner of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Annika weighed in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 1/4 inches. She joins a three-year-old brother, Chase. In 2005, there were 105 newborns delivered at the Libby hospital.