A stroke of light after a dark year
First baby of 2021 comes a bit early, but in great health
January 8, 2021
What a way to start to a new year. Lacey Mandoli and Zackary Morrison welcomed baby Kinzley Susan-Lynn Morrison into the world at 11:58 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, making Kinzley the first baby born in 2021 at Cloquet's Community Memorial Hospital and in Carlton County.
Mandoli is an experienced mother, but going through a pregnancy and having a baby during a pandemic was something new. The health care worker had to take more precautions, and suddenly became a higher-risk pregnancy. On top of it all, Morrison couldn't come to the doctor appointments with her because of all the Covid-19 precautions...