Category Archives: Births

Rowan Enosh

Nathan and Elizabeth Van Wyk of Grinnell are the parents of a baby boy, Rowan Enosh, born Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. He weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces. His brothers are Samuel, age 6, and Jude, age 4; and sister Ava, 22 months. Grandparents are Jaci Van Wyk of Sully, Delwin Van Wyk of Newton, and Tom...
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Adelaide Rose

Julia and Drake Sterk of Worthing, SD, are the parents of a daughter, Adelaide Rose, born Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces. Grandparents are Rod and Leanne Jansen of rural Grinnell and Kent and  Amy Sterk of Goessel, KS. Great-grandparent is Alenna Jansen of Pella....
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Scottie Charlotte

Benjamin and Taylor McNeal of Des Moines are the parents of a daughter, Scottie Charlotte, born Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. She weighed 7 pounds 1.2 ounces. Grandparents are Troy and Michelle Vander Leest of Lynnville and Ken and Kathleen McNeal of Des Moines. Great-grandparents are Duane Vander Leest of Sully; Ed and Jane O’Leary of Rapid City,...
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Presley Haven

  Cody and Karli Nikkel of Sully are the parents of a baby girl, Presley Haven, born Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, at University of Iowa Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds 11.8 ounces. Her sisters are Emersyn age 3 and Holland age 21 months. Grandparents are John and Julie Roozeboom of Kellogg and Rick and Cheryl Nikkel of...
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Theodore Andrew

Scott and Kaylee Thornhill of St. Charles, MO, are the proud parents of a baby boy, Theodore Andrew, born Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023. He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces. He is welcomed home by Elliott 6 and Evangeline 3. Grandparents are Dwight and Jerilyn Van Weelden of Lynnville and Jeff and Dana Thornhill of St. Peters,...
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Logan Allison

Isaac and Isabella Collins of Altoona are the parents of a baby girl, Logan Allison, born Monday, Nov. 6, 2023. She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces. Grandparents are Jamie and Missi Bogaard of Lynnville, Tim Collins of Sully, and Sam Collins of Altoona. Great-grandparents are Chuck and Donna Bogaard of Leighton, Carrie Bloem of Pella, and Randy...
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Keegan Rose

Dustin and Amanda Veenstra of Carroll are the parents of a daughter, Keegan Rose, born Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. She weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Kevin and June Veenstra of Grinnell and Geno and Deb Grade of Glidden. Great-grandparents are Tom Christensen of Gladbrook and Dan and Kathy Schamel of...
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