Isaac Cruz and Christina McAlpine of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of a boy, Ezra Isaac Cruz, who was born at 6:34 a.m. on May 10, 2012. Ezra weighed 8 lbs. 14 oz. and measured 21 inches long, and he was welcomed home by his sister, Alana Marley Cruz. Grandparents are John and Marlene McAlpine of Larrabee and Eva Cruz of Storm Lake.