Donald Brandel and Kristen Sorenson, of Fort Dodge, are the parents of a son, Dallas Marshall Brandel, born Feb. 4, 2012, at Van Diest Medical Center. He weighed 8 lbs., 3.5 oz.
He has four siblings: Keegan Sorenson, 7; Kadin Sorenson, 4; Jaidyn Brandel, 5; and Kaylah Brandel, 3.
Grandparents are Cam and Marsha Roe, Dayton, and Tammy Casady, Gowrie.
Great-grandparents are Keren Martin, Dayton; Skip Roe, Dayton; Sally Tomlinson, Fort Dodge; and Mary Lou Marr, Gowrie.