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.


60th Wedding Anniversary

60th Wedding Anniversary

Let's celebrate Gene and Donna Banes with a 60th Anniversary card shower on Aug. 16.

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