Jason and Laura Nikkel, Hudsonville, MI, are the parents of a son, Max Steven, born March 31. He weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Jerry and Judy Nikkel of Pella, and Steve and Judy Roelofs of Jamestown, MI. Baby Max was welcomed home by Arianna, age 4, and Neal, age 2.
Bradley and Jessica Van Vark of Pella are the parents of a baby boy. Jarrett James was born at 6:18 p.m. on March 29. He weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Big brother, William, age 3 welcomed him home. Grandparents are Gene and Lois Schwade of Mason City and Roger and Nancy Van Vark of Otley. Great-grandmother is Margaret Moon of Mason City.