A son was born on December 20, 2017, at The Richland Hospital to Ruthanne Burkhamer and Ryan Bauer of Richland Center. He weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins a brother, Cordel Bauer, 9; and sister, Helen Bauer, 3. Grandparents are Thurley Neumaier, Thomas Burkhamer , Barb and Kenny Nicks, and Rich and Carla Bauer, all of Richland Center. Great-grandparents are Bessie Allbaugh, and LaVerne and Lucille Burkhamer, all of Richland Center.