Derrick and Christy Alquist of Meriden are happy to announce the birth of a baby girl on December 27, 2012. Lindsey Marie Alquist was born at 3:53 p.m., weighed 8 lb. 11 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and she was welcomed home by her big brother, Tyler. Grandparents are Bruce and Donna Amundson of Larrabee and Dennis and Lois Alquist of Meriden, and her great-grandmother is Yvonne Amundson of Cherokee.