Chad and Lia Clausen of Ida Grove announce the birth of their daughter, Julia Ruth Clausen, who was born at 7:25 a.m. on May 8, 2012. Julia weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz. and measured 20 inches long, and she was welcomed home by her big brother, Jacob. Grandparents are Laurence and Darlene Clausen of Holstein and Gail and Geri Aikey of Charles City.