A look at some of my favorite and newsy photos from June. The month included a media stake-out at the Federal Medical Center, state softball and state track and field.
WinonaCar hops Ava Hughes, left, and Makalya Corey, right, take orders and serve food to customers in their vehicles at the Lakeview Drive Inn in Winona, Minn. Naure Play Days 01Blase Heyde, 9, of Rochester, tries to catch a butterfly with a net to look at it closer during a nature play day hosted by the Olmsted County Youth Commission on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Canticle Park in Rochester, Minn. Wild Art 01Rick Stumpff, of Branson, Mo., rides a high-wheel bicycle along Hwy. 56 south of Brownsdale, Minn., on Thursday, June 30, 2016, for his High Wheel North to South journey benefiting Camp Barnabas, a camp for special needs children in Purdy, Mo. Stumpff, riding with his wife, Darla, started the trip in International Falls, Minn., on June 23 and will finish in New Orleans on July 18, a total of 1,650 miles. The two rested in Hayfield Wednesday night and Rick said their next stop was in Iowa. To learn more about their trip, follow them on their Facebook page "High Wheel North to South." Ice Cream Social 01Kaydriana Stencel, 2, of Rochester, works on a bowl of vanilla ice cream during the PossAbilities Ice Cream Social on Monday, June 20, 2016, at Rochesterfest in Rochester, Minn. Dennis HastertFormer Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, right, reports to the Federal Medical Center in Rochester, Minn., on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in a to serve a 15-month sentence. Nicole Chovan 01Nicole Chovan performs a series of power snatches and over-head squats while working out Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at CrossFit Detour in Rochester, Minn. Norman HecimovichNorman Hecimovich, of Austin, a Korean and Vietnam veteran, served as the first sergeant during the 79th MP Company's deployment in the Gulf War. Photo taken Thursday, June 30, 2016. Section 1A Track and Field Championships 01Byron's Ally Akervik, left, waits to receive the baton from Lauren Nepstad, right, while running in the 3,200-meter relay during the Section 1A Track and Field Championships on Thursday, June 2, 2016, in Dodge Center, Minn. Winona vs. Becker State Softball 01Winona’s Rhiannon Reinardy hits a two-run homerun during a Class AAA State Softball quarterfinal game against Becker on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minn. Class A State Track FinalsLa Crescent’s Cali Mauss, left, and Clair Shepardson celebrate after placing second in the 400-meter relay during the Class A State Track and Field Meet on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. Zumbrota-Mazeppa vs. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton State Softball 03Zumbrota-Mazeppa third baseman Laura Drackley makes a diving stop on a sharp grounder and throws to first for an out during a Class AA State Softball quarterfinal game against Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minn. Class A State Track FinalsPine Island 1,600-meter relay team members, from left, Mitchel Acker, Tristan Akason, Jack Williams and Kyle Groven celebrate after winning the relay during the Class A State Track and Field Meet on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn.