Amanda Shumaker and Eric Talsma, of Grand Haven, welcome a baby boy, Hudson Eric Talsma.

He was born on Nov. 10, 2014 at North Ottawa Community Hospital in Grand Haven. Hudson weighed 9 pounds and 14 ounces at birth.


Ariel Alexandra Priester and Joshua Charles Ludwig, of Manistee, welcome a baby boy, Felix William Ludwig.

He was born on Nov. 9, 2014 at West Shore Medical Center in Manistee. Felix weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and was 19.75 inches long at birth.

Maternal grandparents are Dale and Anita Priester, of Manistee.

Paternal grandparents are Charlie and Sandy Ludwig, of Manistee.

Felix is joined by siblings Damien Ludwig and Alexander Ludwig.


Posted by Sean Bradley

Sean is the city and cops and courts reporter for the News Advocate, he also is in charge of the entertainment and Reasons to Celebrate pages. He can be reached at (231) 398-3109 or

Leave a Reply