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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 group of children play outside of the River Hills Apartments on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in the East Village.
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.
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.
Tourists visit Tiananmen Square on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Beijing.
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.
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.
Iowa State’s Jarrett Degen and Rider’s Gary Dinmore wrestle at 149 on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Stephens Auditorium on the Iowa State campus. Degen won the match 5-2.
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 man helps to hang a large american flag before Hillary Clinton’s campaign event on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Lincoln High School in Des Moines.
Riley Masters celebrates after winning the 2018 USATF 1 Mile Road Championship during the Drake Relay’s Grand Blue Mile on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in downtown Des Moines.
Kaleo opens for the Lumineers on Friday, March 24, 2017, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
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.
Tatum Woods, 4 of Vinton, plays in a window curtain while working on standing and walking with his physical therapist Emily Tiedtke in his home on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Vinton. Woods has a rare genetic disorder known as Kabuki syndrome which leaves him unable to walk without assistance.
A row of clowns sit together during the Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Circus on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
President Donald Trump waves goodbye to the crowd as he leaves the US Cellular Center during a rally on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids.
An acrobat performs during the Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Circus on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
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.
Rick Kimberley, a fifth generation family farmer of Maxwell, combines soybeans on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in rural Polk County. The Kimberley’s hosted Chinese President Xi Jingping on their farm when he visited Iowa in 2012.
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.
Linn-Mar’s Payton Wensel celebrates after anchoring the winning Girls’ 800 sprint medley relay during the 2018 Drake Relays on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Drake University.
Jockeys steer their camels toward the winner’s circle after competing in the annual camel, zebra, and ostrich races at Prairie Meadows on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Altoona.
Iowa State coach Steve Prohm reacts after an Alcorn State player makes a wide open dunk during the Iowa State men’s basketball game against Alcorn State on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones bet Alcorn State 78-58. In the post game news conference Coach Prohm said, “Sometimes you can win, but mentally you donÕt come out victorious.”
Iowa State’s Lindell Wigginton trips after Northern Illinois’ Eugene German commits a foul during the men’s basketball game against Northern Illinois on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones beat the Huskies 94-80.
Pleasant Valley’s Alexia Lara celebrates after throwing the winning pitch in the Class 5A state softball championship between Pleasant Valley and Indianola on Friday, July 20, 2018, at the Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge.
Vice President Mike Pence answers questions from the media after speaking at an America First Policies event on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.
Lauren Payne, of Lewis Central, takes third place in the Class 4A shot put during the 2018 Iowa High School Track and Field Championships on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Des Moines.