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

90th Birthday Celebration for Alden Morrison

90th Birthday Celebration for
Alden Morrison


Alden ("Aldie," Morry" or "A.J.") Morrison turned 90 on July 20. Help us celebrate at an open house in his honor on July 27 from 2 to
4 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Newhall. Your presence is his gift.