Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Traveling runner visits City With a Heart

Sullivan plans to visit all 99 Iowa counties

Call him Iowa's version of Forrest Gump.

Tyler Sullivan never stops running, and earlier this month his travels brought him to O'Brien County. During his visit, he stopped by Hartley to tour the historic Patch-Eeten House with longtime curator Connie Olhausen.

Sullivan has visited Hartley and O'Brien County before, but his stop at the local museum was a first. He was impressed by the exhibits as well as Olhausen's vast knowledge of local history.

"What a true special gem she is," he said. "Hartley is very blessed to have her, and I feel special to have been able to spend the time with her as w...

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