• Craig and Allison (Koss) Kerper, Epworth, are announcing the birth of their son, Jett Steven. He was born May 18 at Finley Hospital, Dubuque, weighing 8 pounds 11 ounces.

Grandparents are: Steve and Linda Kerper, New Vienna and Dave and Karen Koss, Epworth. Great-grandparents are: Kathleen Trenkamp, Dyersville, and Fred Goedken, Petersburg.

• Nicole and Wes Marbach, Worthington, are announcing the birth of their son Jack Raymond. He was born May 6 at Unity Point-Finley, weighing 8 pounds 6 ounces and measuring 20 ½ inches long. Jack joins sister Anna, 2.

Grandparents are: Dave and Becky Lansing, Worthington and Jerry and Nancy Marbach, Manchester. Great-grandparents are: Janet Marbach, Manchester, and Wilma Mensen, Dyersville.