David and Megan Hammer of Urbandale, Iowa, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Edison Howard, on February 13, 2014. Edison weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz. and was 19 inches long. Proud first-time grandparents are Glenn and Dorothy Thorne of Traer, Steve and Debbie Hammer and great-grandpa Howard Smith, all of Muscatine.