A son, Laurence Lee Kroning, was born at 7:29 p.m. on September 30, 2017, at The Richland Hospital to Brian Kroning and Lenae Jacobson of Ridgeway. He weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 20 inches long. He joins brothers, Braelyn, 5, and Keenan, 12; and a sister, Grace, 3. Grandparents are Ruth Kroning of Soldiers Grove, Sandy and Doug Malliet of Readstown, and Tim Jacobson of Readstown. The father is CNC operator and the mother is in insurance sales/service.