Paul and Jessica Oakland of Story City announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Grace. Avery was born August 18, 2013 and weighed 10 lbs. and measured 23 1/2 inches. She was welcomed home by her sisters, Lorin (10), Julia (8) and Emma (1 1/2).

Grandparents are Roger and Lois Oakland of Story City and Craig Rasmusson of Roland.

Great-grandparents are Phyllis Oakland and Doris Classon of Story City and Robert Crouch of Roland.