Category Archives: Births

Archer Leeroy and Tripp Martin

Darin and Jordan Hofer of Council Bluffs are the parents of twin sons born Apr. 26, 2022. Archer Leeroy weighed 5 pounds 15 ounces, and Tripp Martin weighed 5 pounds 10 ounces. Grandparents are Joni and Dan Flores of Council Bluffs, the late Steve Elonich, and David and Peggy Hofer of Lynnville....
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Hope Elizabeth

Joel and Liz Harthoorn of Sully are the parents of a baby girl, Hope Elizabeth, born Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2022. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces. Her siblings are: Joah and Major, age 8; Tre, age 6; Grace, age 4; and Faith, 2. Grandparents are Kurt and Arloa Harthoorn of Sully and Rick and Kathy Davis...
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Ava Silva

Nathan and Elizabeth Van Wyk of Grinnell are the parents of a baby girl, Ava Silva, born Friday, Apr. 22, 2022. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and measured 19.75 inches long. Her brothers are Samuel, age 4, and Jude, age 2. Grandparents are Jaci Van Wyk of Sully, Delwin Van Wyk of Newton, and Tom...
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Henry Lee

Andrew and Shelby Shinkle are the proud parents of a son, Henry Lee, born Monday, Apr. 18, 2022. He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and measured 20.75 inches long. He has an older brother, Carter, age 2. Grandparents are Craig and Barb Maasdam and Eric and Vanessa Shinkle. Great-grandparents are Larry and Melanie Maasdam, Ron McKeag, and...
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Rhodes Ian and Conrad Morrison

Anne and Ryan Hargraves of Coeur d’Alene, ID, are the parents of twin sons born Thursday, Apr. 7, 2022. Rhodes Ian weighed 5 pounds 3 ounces, and Conrad Morrison weighed 5 pounds 1 ounce. Their sisters are Faye, age 4, and Camille, age 2. Among grandparents are Gary and Janet Benest of Searsboro....
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Jameson Russel

Dusty and Lisa Briggs of Grinnell are the parents of a son, Jameson Russel, born Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2022. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and measured 20.75 inches long. He has seven siblings: Emma (14), Liam (10), Ty (7), and Maya Johnson (5); Landon (13), Lilly (11), and Liam Briggs (5). Grandparents are Stan and...
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Blake Gene

Nick and Kate Beyer are the parents to a son, Blake Gene, born Saturday, Apr. 2, 2022. He weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces. Grandparents are Marlin and Laureen Van Wyk and Barry and Linda Beyer. Great-grandparent is Marcella Rook....
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