Hayden Wheatley, 2, gets a cuddle from her mother Nicole at the Wheatley residence in Hamilton, IL. Hayden Wheatley recently went into remission after being diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma, a very rare type of brain cancer.
A group of young girls perform a step-dance routine at the annual Festival in the Park in Muskegon Heights, MI.
Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack speaks to a crowd while campaigning for Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Burlington Iowa Together Office in IA.
Coach Cherie Reid receives roses and a hug from Paige Rios during half-time at the Burlington High School Alumni Cheerleading event, which honors Coach Cherie Reid's 30th year as a cheerleading coach for Burlington High School.
John Adams, right, speaks to another runner after completing the annual Seaway Run, which includes a half marathon, 15k race, and a community walk in Muskegon, MI.
Police investigate an incident in which a teenage girl was shot in the leg by an officer who was called into a domestic dispute that took place at Oak Ave and S Quarterline Road in Muskegon, Mich.
Jeffrey Willis is arraigned on additional felony charges of surveilling unclothed minors without their consent. The arraignment took place at a courtroom in Muskegon, MI.
A private investigator's flashlight illuminates evidence marking numbers at a crime scene outside of The White Horse Bar & Grill in Burlington, IA.
Pre-game host Andy Martello asks the audience to raise their hand if they would like to be picked to play during a live filming of tv show The Price Is Right Thursday March 2, 2017 at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, IA.
Homecoming Queen Mia Ruther walks with a bouquet of flowers next to her mother, Chris, and father, Brett, after she is crowned Homecoming Queen during the Burlington High School Grayhounds homecoming football game.
Preston, 8, prepares to release a tissue paper lantern to commemorate Barbie Dailey, who was killed by her ex-boyfriend Joshua Salyers. Her vigil which was held at Hackley Park on September 8, 2016 in Muskegon, Mich.
Fireworks light up the night sky during the annual Fourth of July fireworks show, which is held at the Waterfront Stadium area in Grand Haven, MI.
Two Miss Michigan contestants hold hands backstage during the first night of the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts in Muskegon, MI.
Colonel Aaron Wolfe bows his head as a veteran gives an opening speech at the Veterans Day service at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, IA.
The recently crowned 2016 Miss Michigan, Arianna Quan poses for a portrait at Pere Marquette Park on Sunday in Muskegon, MI. She is the first Asian-American woman to win the title.
Ava Pettitt, 9, paints a flower on the cheek of Phobe Johnson, 7, left, as she paints a flower on the cheek of Khloe Bell, 5, in preparation for the Burlington High School Homecoming Parade.
Dana Harvey and his daughter, Gwendalynn, share a tender moment with each other on the living room couch during his daughter's visitation. Dana is a participant in the Veterans Treatment Court, which helps veterans overcome substance abuse issues to get their lives back on track.
Dale Stephens prepares to hang wallpaper during installment for Chad Starling's exhibit Friday Feb. 3, 2017 at the Art Center in Burlington, IA.
Dylan McElderly, a freshman at West Burlington High school, participates in a "feed the fish" hands free donut eating game during the West Burlington High School homecoming assembly in West Burlington, IA.
Two classmates look at their high school yearbook during the Muskegon Heights High School Class of 1943 banquet at the Mona Lake Boating Club in Norton Shores, MI.
Veteran Marty Wills walked from Fruitport to Camp Lejeune, NC to raise awareness about the 22-a-day suicide rate among veterans and those who suffer from PTSD. A welcome home party was held in his honor in Muskegon, MI.
An owl that was found on the side of highway 61 is released back into the wild by Hannah Clark, a second year veterinary technician student at Muscatine Community College at Starr's Cave Nature Center in Burlington, IA.