Births

Greater Regional

Medical Center

Wade and Tia Samo of Lenox are parents of a son born Aug. 9, 2013. Jackson Charles Samo weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Randy and Tacy Samo of Lenox and Steve and Rhonda Glandorf of Williamsburg.

Great-grandparents are Lois Brown of Lenox, Chuck and Betty Samo of Villisca and Norman and Marjean Glandorf of Williamsburg.

Sibling is Salen Samo, 2.

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Candace Russell and Eric Shinn of Prescott are parents of a son born Aug. 9, 2013. Tripp Alan Shinn weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Jackie and Debbie Trichel of Mount Etna, Alan Shinn of Orient and Melinda Hartnet of Storm Lake.

Great-grandparents are Junior and Jenette Mathews and Dora Weaver, all of Block Lake, and Thelma Shinn of Orient.

Siblings are Keegan, 10, Kali, 8, and Harley, 1.

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Troy and Kerri Howard of Creston are parents of a son born Aug. 10, 2013. Silas William Mitchell Howard weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.

Great-grandparent is Gloria Miller of North Carolina.

Siblings are Marshall, 6, and Jackson, 1.