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.

Nalley 50th Anniversary

Nalley 50th Anniversary
Nalley 50th Anniversary

Patrick and Delores (Blin) Nalley of Solon were united in marriage on Aug. 16, 1969 in Marion. Their children are Joanne (Joe) of Des Moines and Dr. Julie Jewell, Ph.D. (Ron) of Norwalk, IA. They have two grandsons, Edward Nolte and Austin Jewell.
They will be celebrating with a family dinner and a trip. Best wishes can be sent to:

200 S. Dubuque St., Solon, IA 52333