Harper Balliu


Matt and Chantelle Balliu, of Maquoketa are the parents of a daughter, Harper Jo, born at 10:14 a.m. Nov. 13, 2018, at Genesis East in Davenport.

Harper weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

She has a sister, Sophie, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Tina Lerette and Craig Ehlinger of Andrew.

Paternal grandparents are Marty and Tammy Balliu of Maquoketa.



Bryan and Missy Janssen of Central City are the parents of a daughter, Brenna Anne, born at 1:16 a.m. Nov. 25, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Brenna weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

She has a brother, Beau, 3. 

Grandparents are Paul and Sandra Gerlach of Maquoketa and Dennis and Karen Janssen of Pella.

Great-grandparents are Ruth Gerlach of Delmar, Peter and Marian Sprank of Springbrook and Grace Janssen of Pella.



Jason and Carissa Spain of Welton are the parents of a son, Dylan Lawrence, born Dec. 2, 2018.

Dylan weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

He has two sisters, Ryleigh, 4 1/2, and Raegan, 2 1/2.

Grandparents are Richard and DeeAnn Cheney of Bellevue and Larry and Nancy Spain of Petersville.

Great-grandmothers are LaVerta Cheney of DeWitt and Delores Spain of Eldridge.