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Iowa State’s Abdel Nader dunks the ball during Iowa State’s final home game of the season against Oklahoma State on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Hilton Coliseum.
Jayne and Randy Martin, parents of Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin, hug Police Chief Ross McCarty who traveled to Rockwell City to meet with the family on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, the day after Martin was shot and killed while on duty.
Barb Lamb, of Hamburg, wears a colander hat as a joke, to keep the aliens from reading her mind, during the eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at the Lower Hamburg Bend Wildlife Management Area in the far south west corner of Iowa, the only part of the state to be in the path of the total eclipse.
Debbie Klein spends some time with her son Jacob Klein during a send off ceremony for the 185th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the Iowa Army National Guard on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the Iowa National Guard’s Des Moines Airbase. Debbie’s son Jacob and her daughter Cheryl were both deployed today.
Local fire departments including Clive and Ankeny evacuate a group of people stuck in apartments at 1275 Northwest 75th Street in Clive on Thursday morning, June 25, 2015. The group of people were left stranded in the apartment building by the quickly rising waters of Walnut Creek.
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton makes her entrance to Sean Bagniewski and Vidhya Reddy’s backyard for a campaign event on Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Beaverdale.
Tank, the winner of the Beautiful Bulldog Contest is dressed in a crown and cape by his owner Duane Smith of Des Moines at the conclusion of the contest on Sunday, April 19, 2015 in the Knapp Center.
Albia’s Avery Moore hugs his teammate Jake Clouse after placing first in the boys’ 4×400 meter relay at the Drake Relays on Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Des Moines.
Tourists visit Tiananmen Square on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Beijing.
Joe Henry, of the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa, speaks during a protest calling out the lack of action by the Des Moines City Council on passing a welcoming city ordinance outside the city council meeting on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Des Moines.
Firefighters battle a 15-alarm fire in the Melcher-Dallas city square on Tuesday night, July 4, 2017. The fire started around 9:30 p.m. and the cause is still under investigation.
The Branstad family is filmed while eating mooncakes for a Mid-Autumn Festival video greeting filmed by members of the US Embassy staff on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the Ambassador’s Residence in Beijing, China. Mooncakes are traditionally used to celebrate the holiday which fell on Oct. 4 this year.
Norwalk and Xavier players get caught in traffic in front of the goal during the class 2A state soccer championship game against Norwalk and Xavier. Norwalk won the match 2-1.
A group of children play outside of the River Hills Apartments on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in the East Village.
Firefighters try to control a 15-alarm fire from a ladder truck in the Melcher-Dallas city square on Tuesday night, July 4, 2017. The fire started around 9:30 p.m. and the cause is still under investigation.
John W. Gilbert does morning chores on his family’s farm, Gibralter Farms, on Thursday morning, July 20, 2017, in rural Hardin County. The Gilbert’s raise dairy cattle, pigs and crops.
A team of RAGBRAI riders do yoga poses on a bridge at Dunnings Spring Park in Decorah, on Friday, July 28, 2017, on the sixth day of the ride in northeast Iowa.
Ava Edler, 11 of State Center, shows a sheep during the 4-H showmanship competition at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 13, 2017, in Des Moines.
A line of adults watches the eclipse at the Lower Hamburg Bend Wildlife Management Area on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in the far south west corner of Iowa, the only part of the state to be in the path of the total eclipse.
Logan Tedder and RyAnne Borcherding, both of Mason City embrace during a vigil on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Georgia Hanford Park, honoring the five people killed in a car accident in Mason City on Monday.
The Des Moines police department investigates the scene where a 16-year-old boy was killed while crossing SW 9th Street outside of Lincoln High School after being hit by a grader on Thursday afternoon, March 9, 2017, in Des Moines.
Kaleo opens for the Lumineers on Friday, March 24, 2017, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Ambassador Terry Branstad’s granddaughters Stella, in the foreground, and Sofia Costa play at the edge of a corn field during the groundbreaking ceremony for the China-US Demonstration Farm on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Luanping County, Hebei, China.
Siblings, Cohen Beer, 6, Ivy Beer, 4, and Kenley Beer, 9, of Iowa Falls, play among the blooming tulips during Tulip Time on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Pella.