Brandon Uitdeflesch and Shannon Zara of Cherokee are happy to announce the birth of their baby boy, Ryder Mathieu Uitdeflesch. Ryder was born at 7:11 p.m. on October 27, 2012, weighed 4 lb. 12.5 oz. and measured 17.5 inches long. He was transferred to St, Luke's Hospital in Sioux City shortly after his birth, but he is expected to return home soon, where he will be greeted by his big sister, Jenna Uitdeflesch. Grandparents are Lisa and Dan Rollison of Cherokee and Rod and Andrea Zara of Weston, Nebraska.