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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.
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.
Members of the Des Moines Fire Department prepare to go back inside the Elliott Apartments where a fire was reported late on Wednesday night, June 15, 2016, on Fourth Street downtown. The fire department worked late in to the night and next morning to make sure the fire did not spread.
Hot air balloons float through the air during the National Balloon Classic in Indianola on July 29, 2015.
Frank Cordaro, of Des Moines speaks to the crowd during the Stop the Bakken Pipeline Rally and Speak Out on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 outside the Iowa Utilities Board Office in Des Moines.
Campers float down Bear Creek on July 21, 2015 during Camptastic at Camp Tahigwa. Instead of a swimming pool, Girl Scouts attending camp at Tahigwa get to swim and play in the 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.
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.
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.
Kip Schoettmer, owner of John‚Äôs Tire, looks out a doorway of his business as the floodwater begins to recede on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Vinton.
Ankeny goalie, Taylor Parrish grabs the ball as Valley’s Mark Broderick runs in to him during the 3-A boys’ state soccer match between West Des Moines Valley and Ankeny on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the Cownie Soccer Park, in Des Moines.
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.
A student at Roosevelt High School holds up two thumbs down during a walkout to protest Donald Trump’s presidential election victory on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Des Moines. Similar protests were organized at high schools across the metro.