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.


40 Wonderful Years

40 Wonderful Years

Kaylene and Russell Miller are celebrating
40 years of marriage on Aug. 11, 2019.

They were married in Sanford, CO and have
resided in Cedar Rapids for 38 years.

A family vacation is planned in Florida to celebrate.