Bryce Welcher and Andrea Alvarez-Gutierra are announcing the birth of their son, Luka Dean Welcher. He was born July 23 at Regional Medical Center, Manchester.

Grandparents are Matt Welcher, of Dundee, Kristy Hunt and Trent Davidson, of Milford, Justo Galindo and Rosie Gutierrez of Sioux City.

Great grandparents are Barb and Kevin Seibert and Loretta Welcher of Manchester, Larry Welcher of Waterloo and Bill Hunt of Strawberry Point. Great-great-grandparent is Bill Welcher of Manchester.