Local Rosie the Riveter Connie Palacioz works on bombers for years

Connie Palacioz strikes a classic Rosie the Riveter pose at her home in Newton. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Whirring machinery, heavy hand tools, the blast of the Kansas heat furnace in the summer, the smell of grease and...

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