Scott and Rachael Pederson of Cherokee are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Chaviva Joy. She was born Aug. 11, 2007 at 12:11 a.m. She weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 19 inches long. She is welcomed home by sisters, Elizabeth and Gracie. Grandparents are Bob and Sue Goodburn of Marcus and Pete and Linda Sanow of LeMars.