John William and Heather Lynn Knichel, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Harpor Marie Knichel. Born Feb. 25, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Donna Taylor, Union, and William Phillips. Paternal grandparents are John Knichel and Kathy Knichel. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Griffin and John and Shirley Knichel.