Nathan and Crystal Huegel of McCook announce the birth of a son, Gabriel James, on Aug. 24, 2006, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte. He weighed 7 pounds, 4.3 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long. He has a brother, Landon. Grandparents are Doug and Marilyn Long of Hershey and David and Sharon Huegel of McCook. Great-grandparents are Adeline Kuhlmann of McCook, Melvin and Faye Bayne of Hershey and Maxine Marcum of Fairbury.