Bryan and Tisha Halverson of Pauliina are happy to announce the birth of their son, Brechen Lee Halverson, at 7:20 a.m. on August 17, 2010. Brechen weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 21 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are Dennis and Laura Taylor of Sutherland and Doug and Pam Halverson of Peterson, and his great-grandparents are Howard and Joyce Craig of Paullina and Janice McDonald and Phyllis Jones, both of Primghar. Irma Burgeson of Spencer is his great-great-grandmother.