Brad and Julie Miller, of Cascade, are announcing the birth of their son, Noah Joseph, born April 12 at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon. Noah weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

He joins siblings, Samantha (16), Olivia (11), Seraphia (10), Cecilia (8), Mariana (7), Clara (5), Teresa (3), and Monica (22 months).

Grandparents are Ron and Donna Miller and Chuck and Patty Delaney, all of Cascade.

Matthew and Ashlee (Ostwinkle) Then, of rural Cascade, are proud to announce the birth of their twin sons, Aaron Ronald and Collin Jerald. They were born Sunday, April 29 at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque. Aaron was born at 2:05 p.m. He weighed 5 pounds 4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Collin was born at 2:07 p.m. He weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Aaron and Collin join brother Austin, 20 months.

Grandparents are Ron and Barb Then, of Placid, and Jerry and Sue Ostwinkle, of Epworth. Great-grandmothers are Dorothy Cotant, of Dubuque, and Mary Ostwinkle, of Placid.

Calvin and Alise Rea, of Bernard, are excited to announce the birth of their son, Herbie Sullivan Rea, born Thursday, May 3 at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, weighing 8 lbs, 6 oz. and 20.5 inches long.

Herbie joins one brother Oliver and two sisters, Chyles and Ireland.

Grandparents are Sue and Charlie Knepper and Bridget and Mike Rea, Cascade. Great-grandparents are Janne Green, George Knepper, of Cascade and Gerry and Dave Rea, of Bernard.