Willmar, Minn., family welcomes first baby of new year at Rice Hospital
In addition to being a happy, healthy baby boy, newborn Diondre Thomas Lenz is also a special one: He was the first baby born in the New Year at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Parents Thomas and Crystal Lenz of Willmar welcomed their third child on Tuesday at 9:26 a.m. With a due date of Jan. 7, Diondre was born nearly a week early.
“We kind of expected he would be early,” Crystal Lenz said. “We were ready to meet him.”