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Ryan and Laura Kramer, Cascade, announce the birth of their son Jude Ralph Kramer. Jude was born Sept. 6 at 12:30 a.m., 7 pounds, 10 ounces and 20 ½ inches long.

Hannah and Jason Fagan, Cascade, announce the birth of their son Owen Michael. Owen was born Sept. 1, at Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital, Dubuque, weighing 9 pounds.

Paul and Barb Peiffer, Cascade, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on June. 6.

John and Diane Gerken, of Cascade, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married March 7, 1970.

Brad and Julie Miller, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their son, Ezra Charles Miller, born Feb. 13 at Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was 7 pounds 12 ounces and 20.5 inches long.

Rollie and Theresa Stecklein, of Cascade, are celebrating 65 years of marriage Jan. 3.

Andrew and Marissa (Miller) Waldo, of Cascade, announce the birth of their son, Leo Francis. He was born on Dec. 17 and weighed 7 pounds.

Nick and Jeanette Callahan are announcing the birth of their son, Jax Joseph, born Nov. 4, at 9:33 a.m. at Mercy One, Dubuque. Jax was 8 pounds 14 ounces and 21 inches long.

Sadie A. Cardwell and Gregory H. Johnson, of Loveland, Colo. were married Sept. 28, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront, Sioux City.

Cheyanne Boland and Jake Lewis, both of Winterset, were married Nov. 2, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Winterset Community Church by Pastor Scott O’Connor.

Emery Anne Merkes, daughter of Jason and Shelley Merkes, of Worthington, was baptized Nov. 9, 2019 at St. Joseph, Farley.

Katie and Justin Weber, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their son, Beau Jerome, born October 31, 2019 at 3:43 p.m. at MercyOne Dubuque. Beau weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces.

We are excited to announce the engagement of Katey Austin to Adam Rausch, both of Dyersville. Katey is the daughter of Mike and Diane Austin, Cross Plains, Wis. Adam is the son of Loran and Sue Rausch, Luxemburg. Both are graduates of the University of Dubuque. Katey is an RN for MercyOne Dy…

Claire Victoria Lehman, was born Sept. 17, 2019 weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. and 20 inches long. Proud parents are Chad and Gina Lehman, of Hiawatha.

The daughters of Karel and Joyce Rawson are thrilled to announce the 60th wedding anniversary of their parents. While at Ossian High, Joyce and Karel dated and then married a couple years later, Oct. 31, 1959, in the E.U.B. church in Castalia.

Walter “Hub” and Doris Kramer, of Worthington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 6 with a Mass at 9 a.m. at St. Paul church followed by a family reception at Country Junction.

Carlie and Nancy (Otting) Dolphin were married Sept. 27, 1969 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Cascade. The Rev. Loras Otting, uncle of the bride, officiated.

Megan Kelchen, of Cascade, and Andrew Smith, of Monticello, are announcing their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Robert and Dorothy (Koch) Pitz of Epworth celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a Mass Aug. 11, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Epworth with their family.

Matt and Amanda Hoeger, of Dyersville, are announcing the birth of their daughter, Cecilia Catherine, born July 28, 2019 at 7:52 a.m. at Finley Hospital, Dubuque. She weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

• Mark and Val O’Brien of Dubuque, are announcing the birth of their daughter Scarlett Rose O’Brien. She was born at Mercy One in Dubuque May 18 at 1:57 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Judy and Ron Grob, of Cascade, announce the birth of their grandson, Lucas Edward Volk. Lucas was born June 26 at 12:24 p.m. at St. Luke’s Cedar Rapids, weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Mitch and Brenda Klepper, of Cascade, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Madalyn Ann, born April 22 at Unity Point- Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

John and Sharon Donovan will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary June 28, 2019.

Chuck and Donna Casey, of Cascade, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 25 with family and friends.

Katie Bockenstedt and Justin Weber, both of Cascade, were married Nov. 17, 2018 at Holy Trinity Church, Luxemburg with the Rev. Noah Diehm presiding. Vocalists were Bev Ploessl and Tom Krall and organist was Terri Ellerbach.

Dan and Lacy Lynch, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their son, Brooks, born March 20, 2019 at 9:06 p.m. at MercyOne Dubuque. Brooks weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Josie McQuillen and Jared Manternach, both of Cascade, are announcing their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Danielle Kennedy, of Dyersville and Craig Manternach, of Cascade were married Dec. 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Basilica with the Rev. Dennis Quint presiding.

Ronald and Patricia Willis Kurt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Ron and Pat were married at St. Ludmila Parish, Cedar Rapids, Feb. 8, 1969.

Rebecca Brehm, of Kieler, Wis. and Ryan Lehmann, of Peosta were marred on Oct. 6, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church, Peosta. The Rev. Rod Allers officiated. Music was provided by Evan Heil and Jacob Nuti.

Ross and Shelli Pierce, of Sherrill, are announcing the birth of their son Bobby Rhett, born Jan. 4 at Mercy.

Kathy and Joe Bargo, of Iowa City, are announcing the birth of their daughter, Megan Ann, born Dec. 1, 2018 at 6:33 p.m. at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City. Megan weighted 6 pounds 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Jeremiah and Amy (Radloff) Babcock, of Fridley, Minn. are announcing the birth of their son Max Joseph, born Dec. 1. He weighed 10 pounds and was 22 ½ inches long.

Connor and Megan Golden, of Peosta, are announcing the birth of their daughter Brayden Marie, born Nov. 1 at 6:36 p.m.

Rick and Amy Bergfeld, of Peosta, announce the engagement of their daughter Alyssa Jo to Matthew Charles Kramer, son of Wayne and Teresa Kramer, of Farley.

Cody and Laura Zumbach, of Hopkinton, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Eli Lloyd, born Sept. 18 at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long.

Danielle Kennedy, of Dyersville, and Craig Manternach, of Cascade, are announcing their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Cal and Michelle Trumm, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their twins Sadie and Evan born Oct. 15. Sadie weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Evan weighed 5 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Ryan and Laura Kramer, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their daughter, Kacey, born Sept. 23 at 3:20 a.m. at Mercy Dubuque. She was 8 pounds 6 ounces and 21 inches long.

Katie Bockenstedt and Justin Weber, both of Cascade, are announcing their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Jason and Hannah Fagan, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their daughter, Carsyn Jean, born Sept. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.

Tom and Rita Kurt, of Bernard, are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary.