Orange City Area Health System welcomed the first baby of 2017 on New Year’s morning. Landon Presley was born to Jenny Auchstetter of Hospers and Reed Hallett, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and measuring 19.75 inches. Dr. Jonathan Grossmann, one of the health system’s five OB doctors in its team of 19 family medicine providers, delivered the couple’s first child at 8:52am Sunday, January 1. Landon shares a birthday with his grandpa Steve Auchstetter, who was the new year baby in 1958 in Sheldon.
Orange City Area Health System welcomed 243 babies from 35 communities in 2016.