James Izyk Dahlquist was born Nov. 6, 2022, to Layne Dahlquist and Emily Hemphill of Seward. He was born at Seward Memorial Hospital and weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.

Grandparents are Rick and Deb Hemphill of Utica and Ken and Cindy Dahlquist of Oakland. Great-grandparents are Barb and Larry Barth of Utica.

Izyk was welcomed home by big sister, Isla.