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.

Happy 90th Birthday Paul Phelan!

Happy 90th Birthday Paul Phelan!
Happy 90th Birthday
Paul Phelan!

Celebrate Paul's special day on July 30 by
sending birthday wishes to 1224 13th St. NW #236, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405;or save a stamp and go to TextYourGrandma.com
to send a free Birthday Card!*

Dad, your Phamily loves you very much!

*Paul or any other Meth-Wick resident can
receive a card through this website.