Chance Joseph and Jade Alexis Beckman, twin son and daughter of Jody and Melanie Beckman, Grinnell, were born Jan. 2, 2008, in Hays.

Chance Joseph weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce. He was 18 inches long.

Jade Alexis weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces. She was 19Ԫ34 inches long.

Grandparents are Joe and Ilene Beckman, Oakley, and Terry and Linda Foster, Forgan, Okla.

Great-grandparents are Melvin and Joe Quint, Grinnell, Thelma Beckman, Oakley, and the late Durwood Beckman.

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Kaitlyn Rose Komarek, daughter of Brian and Stacey (Klaus) Komarek, Hays, was born Jan. 14, 2008.

She was 7 pounds, 10 ounces. She was 20 inches long.

She has a sister, Karli, 2Ԫ12.

Grandparents are Ernie and Linette Klaus, and Jeannie Komarek, all of Hays, and Stan and Velvet Komarek, Salina.

Great-grandparents are Marvin Klaus, Hays, the late Mary Frances Klaus, the late Quinten and Patricia Hickert, and the late Bernard and Elizabeth Woydziak.

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Kaylee Ann Haag, daughter of Johnathan and Peggy Haag, Wellington, Colo., was born, Feb. 10, 2008, at Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colo.

She was 8 pounds, 10 ounces. She was 20Ԫ12 inches long.

She has a sister, Emma Dale, 19 months.

Grandparents are Dale and Katie Haag, Hays, Robert Moos, Lakewood, Colo., and the late Barbra Moos.

Great-grandmothers are Jean Marie Haag, Topeka, and Helen Moos, Great Bend.