Iowa offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs made his mark on Mount Vernon. Many in town made their mark on him, too. Wirfs and his mother, Sarah, took The Gazette on a tour of his hometown, revisiting scenes around what essentially is the one square mile where he grew up. This story is a little about what can hold you back. This is mostly about what moves you forward.

Days to Remember

Wayne Riley Turns 90

Wayne Riley
Turns 90

Birthday party
Saturday, May 25
2 to 4 p.m.
Norway Legion Hall
No gifts.

Birthday wishes may be sent to:
3187 79th St.
Norway, IA 52318