Joshua and Kristina Howell, of Canton, are announcing the birth of their daughter Emmalyn Grace, born Feb. 19, 2017 at 1:17 p.m. at Mercy Hospital Dubuque. Emmalyn was 7 pounds 3 ounces and 21 inches long.

She joins a sister Hope, 14 years old and a brother, Ethan 2 years old.

Grandparents are Charlie and Mary Fischer, of Colesburg and Ted and Kathy Howell, of Canton. Great-grandparents are Phyllis and the late John Ungs, of Dubuque and Charles and Darlene Fischer, of Manchester.