2014 New Year’s Baby Born at Brookings Health System

Posted: 1/3/2014

Mike Hein and Dustine Knutson hold their new little girl, Courtney, who was the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System. As the first baby, Courtney and her parents received a variety of gifts from local businesses and organizations. A daughter was born to Dustine Knutson and Mike Hein of Brookings on Jan. 2, making her the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.

Courtney Jane Eileen Hein arrived at 7:40 a.m. She weighed six pounds and one ounce and measured 18.5 inches long. Mother and baby are both doing well. Courtney joins older sisters Stephanie Hein and Zoe-Leah Knutson.

As the New Year’s Baby, Courtney and her parents received a variety of toys, baby products, and over $700 in cash, gift certificates and services from local businesses and organizations.

Contributors to the New Year’s Baby gift basket include:

  • GCC Ready Mix
  • Avera Medical Group Brookings
  • Bel Brands
  • Powershop Gym
  • Willert Wellness & Chiropractic
  • Boys & Girls Club of Brookings
  • Shane Anderson of Century 21 Gustafson, Krogman & Associates
  • SD 4-H Foundation
  • Brookings Healthcare Auxiliary
  • Metabank
  • Larson Manufacturing
  • Manshiem State Farm
  • SDSU Athletic Department
  • SDSU Marketing & Communications
  • Casey’s General Stores
  • Home Federal
  • Dakotaland FCU
  • First Bank & Trust
  • SDSU Foundation
  • Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Taco John’s
  • 3M
  • Melby Photography
  • EZ Payday Advance
  • BATA
  • Brookings Area United Way
  • SDSU Wellness Center
  • Life Force Nutrition Center
  • Allegra
  • Gold Medal Gymnastics
  • Wink’s Fine Jewelry
  • Swiftel Center
  • Farmhouse Fancy
  • Legacy Financial Partners

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed Brookview Manor nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.