Jim and Tara Bartel of Zimmerman announce the birth of their son, Tyler James, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.75 inches long.
Tyler has a brother, Jake, and sisters, Danielle and Danah.
Grandparents are Bob and Val Kriesel of Zimmerman, Rick and Lynne Bartel of Elk River and Diane Hanson of Farmington. Great-grandparents are Dave and Jane Williams and Marcy Weber, all of Farmington and Joe and Bobby Ostrowski of Minneapolis.