Brittany and Peter Ryan are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Darby Michael. He was born Nov. 20 at UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque and weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces. Darby is welcomed by grandparents Dan and Lynn Theisen of Earlville and Ron and Rose Ryan of New Prague, Minn., and by great-grandmother Germaine Theisen of Dyersville.