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

Happy 100th Birthday, Ann Vittengl!

Happy 100th Birthday,
Ann Vittengl!

The family of Ann Vittengl invite you to join us
in celebrating her 100th birthday at Trinity-St. James Methodist Church, 1430 Ellis Blvd. NW in Cedar Rapids, on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.

If you can't attend and wish to send her a card, her mailing address is:

4845 Johnson Ave. NW #334
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405