Eric Wesbury, of the Columbia Fire Department, has his hazmat mask sealed with tape before assisting in a chemical clean up at Douglass Family Aquatic Center Friday, June 3, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. According to Fire Chief Stephen Potter, the suits were worn as a safety precaution to ensure that the firefighters were not harmed by chemicals that had been accidentally mixed into the pool.
Jeff Holsapple pulls lutefisk out of a tray of boiling water while prepping for the 86th annual Lutefisk Dinner Saturday, February 2, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Havre, Mont. Holsapple said cooking lutefisk for the event is a tradition that runs through multiple generations in his family.
A Havre Fire Department firefighter helps control the flames engulfing a garage Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at a property about three miles east of Havre, Mont. Three units, dispatched at 6:47 a.m., were able to control the fire and prevent it from spreading to the main residence. The garage, however, was a complete loss.
Patty DeRosa kisses her granddaughter, Sophia Purkett, after Purkett won the 53rd Annual Hill County Spelling Bee Monday, February 11, 2019, at Havre Middle School in Havre, Mont. Purkett, a fifth grade student at Sunnyside Intermediate School, spelled the word “gingham” to clinch her place atop a field of 67 competitors in this year’s bee.
Curtis Soul carries supplies out to his truck before an outdoor ice cream social on Sylvan Lane on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Soul said he wishes to create a greater sense of community in the neighborhood surrounding Sylvan Lane.
In full outfit, Davey Madera pauses during the Grand Entry at the Stone Child College Christmas Celebration Powwow Saturday, December 22, 2018 in Box Elder, Mont. Like Madera, who is from Washington, people came from all over the country to Hill County to participate in the weekend’s powwow.
A fan in the front row screams with joy during the first song of TNGHT's performance at Pitchfork Music Festival on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Union Park in Chicago, Ill. TNGHT played opposite R. Kelly to close out the weekend festival.
Brian Strickland awaits rescue from a cherry picker after the hydraulics failed and left him stranded mid-air on Friday, August 12, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Strickland, an electrician for Midway Electric, Inc., was working in the parking lot of the Hy-Vee on Nifong Boulevard when he became stranded at around 10:45 a.m.
Mark Kato receives a shave from his nurse at the Northern Montana Care Center Thursday, December 6, 2018 in Havre, Mont. Kato, who has dementia, spends almost all of his time at the care center, typically accompanied by a family member.
Cattle graze as the sun sets Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Beaver Creek Park south of Havre, Mont. Cattle within the park are at large, which means they are free to travel and graze wherever they wish.
Harlem High School's Taya Trottier scores a basket over Chinook's Megan Molyneaux during a game Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Chinook High School in Chinook, Mont. Trottier led Harlem to a rout of the Sugarbeeters.
Ice clings to the face and eyelashes of mail carrier Tim Kinsella as he braves temperatures exceeding -30 degrees Fahrenheit to deliver mail along his route Thursday, February 7, 2019, in Havre, Mont. Kinsella said in 28 years of delivering mail in Havre, this was one of the top three coldest air temperatures he’s ever worked in. "Cold weather is only good for one thing, and that's keeping mosquitos down," he joked.
Montana Highway Patrol trooper Deedra Finley shines her flashlight on the bare rim of a truck at the conclusion of a high speed chase Friday, January 11, 2019 at Beaver Creek Park. The suspect drove his vehicle about 17 miles down U.S. Highway 234 without a tire after being spiked by police.
James Hurng, commander of the MU Joint Services Drill Team, spins his rifle during a demonstration at the 28th Annual Salute to Veterans Celebration and Air Show on Friday, May 27, 2016 at Columbia Regional Airport.
Ice cream drips from the hand of Columbia Police Officer Nick Glandon as he talks with members of the community at the intersection of Sylvan Lane and Whitegate Drive on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. "The more you get people talking to each other, the better off you are," Officer Glandon said. "You shouldn't live somewhere and not know your neighbors."
A goalie dives to protect his net as local hockey players play during the first night of the ninth annual Hi-Line Hell Freeze Hockey Tournament Friday, January 5, 2019 at the Havre Ice Dome in Havre, Mont.
Boone County firefighters work to extinguish a massive blaze at a home on Dodd Road Monday, August 1, 2016 in northern Columbia, Mo. Gale Blomenkamp, Assistant Chief of the Boone County Fire Department, said that the house and all possessions inside were a total loss.
Al Turner hoses off a homemade train before he and his family scrub it with soap on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Family and friends came out to help clean and prepare the train for the weekend's Black and White Ball Parade.
Tom Curtin speaks before a crowd on how to handle cattle in a low stress manner Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Chinook, Mont. Curtin travels Montana sharing his methods for rounding up cattle without applying unnecessary pressure on them.
Steam rises from the cavity of a cleaned deer into the 45-degree air on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Millersburg, Mo. During the opening weekend of firearms deer season, the Missouri Department of Conservation tested kills for Chronic Wasting Disease in 29 Missouri counties. Five positive samples were found during the testing.
An elderly couple match the color scheme of two balloons as they approach the entrance of the Black & White Ball at Stephens College on Saturday, August 13, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Attendee Debra Perry, of Los Angeles, took it upon herself to tie balloons around the Stephens campus after struggling to find the location of the event.
After being caught at a road block, a veteran stands outside his car and salutes members of the armed forces as they walk by during the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade on November 5, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. Eighth Street was temporarily blocked off at 10:00 a.m. as the parade headed from the University of Missouri campus to the Boone County Courthouse.
A woman wearing red slippers walks along a "yellow brick road" during a preview of the new Shakespeare's Pizza building on July 25, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. The yellow brick road is a new addition to Shakespeare's that will be used to help guide customers to the restroom.
A woman looks up into the sky as members of the United States Army Parachute Team float down from an airplane over Columbia College during the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2016 in Columbia, Mo. The Canadian SkyHawks and the United States Army Golden Knights both performed over Columbia during the celebration.