Mitchell and Lara Ketterl, Lewis, announce the birth of a son, Collin Gene, at 2:38 a.m. Oct. 9, 2012, at Pratt Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Kaden, 6, welcomes his brother.

Grandparents are Jane Tyler, Mankato, Roger Neilson, Moundridge, Mark and Becky Ketterl, Lewis.

Great-grandparents are Beth Tyler, Marlene Neilson, both of Mankato, and Eugene Fisher, Lewis.