AP Photos of the Month

AP Photo of the Month: December 2011

AP Photo of the Month: December 2011

** WISCONSIN DECEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** Tom and Cathy Hannes, enjoy an up-close view of a seasonal display at the Holiday Fantasy of Lights in Olin-Turville Park,  Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 in Madison, Wis. The couple, who reside nearby in Madison, take occasional walks through the annual exhibit, periodically stopping to capture photographs […]


AP Photo of the Month: November 2011

AP Photo of the Month: November 2011

** WISCONSIN NOVEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Michael Dummas embraces his girlfriend, Veronica Bogard, during a visit to the grave site of her step-brother, Jason Wildfong, at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in the Town of Dover, Wis., on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Wildfong was killed while serving in Kuwait on March 12, […]


AP Photo of the Month: October 2011

AP Photo of the Month: October 2011

** WISCONSIN OCTOBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **A young man reads the obituary of two-year-old Donnasia Jackson at Jackson’s funeral service at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Racine, Wis., on Monday, October 31, 2011. Jackson died in the hospital on October 20, a day after the child allegedly suffered multiple abuses from her mother’s […]


AP Photo of the Month – September 2011

AP Photo of the Month – September 2011

** WISCONSIN SEPTEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Firefighter Thomas Mahar is bent over as he catches his breath after climbing one round of nine stories of stairs , Sunday, Sept.  11, 2011, at a building in Wausau, Wis.  Mahar, and other firefighters and area residents were honoring the firefighters that died in the Sept. 11 […]


AP Photo of the Month – August 2011

AP Photo of the Month – August 2011

** WISCONSIN AUGUST PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** A rainbow appears over the field during Green Bay Packers NFL football training camp Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Evan Siegle)


AP Photo of the Month – July 2011

AP Photo of the Month – July 2011

** WISCONSIN JULY PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** Berron Hill is treated for heat-related complaints at Festival Hall in Racine, Wis. Thursday, July 21, 2011.  Hill was delivering Pepsi products to the facility when he said he felt faint because of the heat. Liz Hojan-Figge, left, the hall’s business manager, put a bag of ice […]


AP Photo of the Month – June 2011

AP Photo of the Month - June 2011

** WISCONSIN JUNE PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Neenah High School’s Codey Sauer reacts after losing 11-1 to Eau Claire North High School during their WIAA Division 1 championship baseball game Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Dan Powers – The Post-Crescent)


AP Photo of the Month – May 2011

AP Photo of the Month - May 2011

** WISCONSIN MAY PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** A boat filled with protesters floats Saturday, May 7, 2011 near where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (not pictured) was fishing on the Chippewa River near Jim Falls, Wis. Walker was participating in the Governor’s Fishing Opener, a tourism promotional event held each year on opening day of […]


AP Photo of the Month – March 2011

AP Photo of the Month - March 2011

** WISCONSIN MARCH PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Students demonstrating at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis., form a peace sign on the floor of the rotunda Thursday, March 10, 2011. Demonstrations at the Wisconsin State Capitol continue as Assembly legislators voted to approve an amended version of Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial budget repair bill. […]


AP Photo of the Month – February 2011

AP Photo of the Month - February 2011

** WISCONSIN FEBRUARY PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Protesters gather at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. Massive protests at the state Capitol entered a fourth day as demonstrators vowed to stay as long as was needed to get the concessions they want. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Michael P. King)


AP Photo of the Month – January 2011

AP Photo of the Month - January 2011

** WISCONSIN JANUARY PHOTO OF THE MONTH **A firefighter carries a woman to safety after she was evacuated from her apartment in Kenosha, Wis., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kenosha News, Sean Krajacic)


AP Photo of the Month – December 2010

AP Photo of the Month - December 2010

** WISCONSIN DECEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Police officers move in on a man with guns drawn during a  standoff on I-94 westbound on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 in Milwaukee.    Officers sent in a robot they normally use to defuse explosives to break an SUV window and end a standoff that shut down a major […]


AP Photo of the Month – November 2010

AP Photo of the Month - November 2010

WISCONSIN NOVEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH ** Chris Uran walks across the Main Street Bridge in Racine, Wis. as the sun sets Friday evening, November 12, 2010. Uran was walking home after working out at the YMCA. (AP Photo/Journal Times, Gregory Shaver)


AP Photo of the Month – October 2010

AP Photo of the Month - October 2010

** WISCONSIN OCTOBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **A knocked down tree is shown Tuesday Oct. 26, 2010, after a tornado touched down near Racine, Wis. (AP Photo/Journal Times, Gregory Shaver)


AP Photo of the Month – September 2010

AP Photo of the Month - September 2010

** WISCONSIN SEPTEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Minister Stephanie Robinson starts her day with prayer, holding her Bible, on the bluff above the Lake Michigan shoreline in Racine, Wis, Thursday monring, Sept. 9, 2010. She often comes to that spot, she says, because the space between the breakwaters is significant for her. (AP Photo/Journal Times, […]


AP Photo of the Month – August 2010

AP Photo of the Month - August 2010

** WISCONSIN AUGUST PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Austin Bouvette, of Grand Forks, N.D., walks past a stalled vehicle at S. Madison Street and Stuart Street as heavy rains flood streets in downtown Green Bay, Wis., Friday afternoon, Aug. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, H, Marc Larson)


AP Photo of the Month – July 2010

AP Photo of the Month - July 2010

**WISCONSIN JULY  PHOTO OF THE MONTH** Coleman Brunet, 2, of Hartford, Wis. looks on at the action in the arena at the 52nd Annual Mid-Western Rodeo in Manawa, Wis. on Saturday afternoon, July 3, 2010. The rodeo draws thousands of spectators every year. (AP Photo/Shawano Leader,Cory Dellenbach)


AP Photo of the Month – June 2010

AP Photo of the Month - June 2010

** WISCONSIN JUNE PHOTO OF THE MONTH **Terry Duffy stands outside her home Tuesday June 22, 2010 after a tornado moved through the village of Eagle, Wis. Monday night. Sheriff’s officials say at least 100 homes were damaged and 25 destroyed. (AP  Photo/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mike De Sisti)


AP Photo of the Month – March 2010

AP Photo of the Month - March 2010

**WISCONSIN MARCH PHOTO OF THE MONTH**United States Army Spc. Robert Rieckhoff””s mother, Barbara Garwood and stepfather, Roland Garwood, are overcome with grief after receiving medals including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart during his burial service at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery on Monday, March 29, 2010.  Rieckhoff, 26, was killed in the line of […]


National showcase for De Vries

Mike De Vries, a photojournalist with the Madison, Wis. Capital Times newspaper recently had one of his photos earn recognition as the Associated Press National Member Showcase Photo of the Month. Well Done Mike! **A friend who served with Sgt. Joshua Brennan kneels at his casket after burial service at McFarland Cemetery, in McFarland, Wis., […]