Rowan Thomas Kackley was born at 12:29 p.m. on Oct. 22 to Ryan and Elizabeth Kackley, of Jefferson, at home with the help of his dad and midwives.

Rowan weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21.75 inches long.

He joins Elias, 2.

Grandparents are Mark and Lorna Kackley, of Jefferson; Tom and Jenny Dick, of Independence; and the late Trudy Knutson Dick, of McMinnville.

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