Firefighters gave a final salute to Kenneth Lau, of Huntingburg, as his hearse passed underneath an American flag draped between the aerial ladder trucks from the Huntingburg and Jasper fire departments Wednesday afternoon in Huntingburg. Lau, who passed away Saturday, was a volunteer firefighter for the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department since 1973 and secretary/treasurer for District 18 of the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association.
Ed Haynack, a WWII veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 404 Honor Guard, prepares to put the U.S. Army flag in its stand after a medal ceremony to honor two other WWII veterans. U.S. Congressman Dave Camp presented WWII medals to U.S. Army Retired Technician Robert S. Jenkins and U.S. Air Force Private First Class Anthony Gallardo at the ceremony.
Faith Monaghan, 5, vacuums at Bean Me Up, a coffee shop in Coleman, after the store closed on Oct. 29, 2013. The Monaghan children take turns helping out their mother, Ann Marie, around the coffee shop.
Naomi Watanabe of Ann Arbor stands on the beach in the Bay City State Recreation Area, on her birthday. "I just wanted to escape Ann Arbor," Watanabe said. She is on her winter break from her graduate studies at Eastern Michigan University.