Travis and Kristie Thier, of Dyersville, are announcing the birth of their son, Hunter James, born Dec. 13 at 8:45 a.m. at Mercy Dubuque. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Hunter joins a sister, MaKenzie, 3 years old.

Grandparents are Terry and Sherry Thier, of Dyersville and Bob and Bev Engelken, of New Vienna.