Lucas He, 8, explores a 19th-century-style mountain man camp during Columbia's 39th annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show at Nifong Park. A dozen artisans and tradesmen dressed in 19th century attire, demonstrated their trades and sold their wares. Xiao Ling Guo, the boy’s mother, said, “We are newcomers, so I think it’s really important for us to understand the depth of local culture.”
Crews put the last structural beam is put into place at the construction site at the 10-story Mercy Health medical center on Oct. 26, 2017 at the Mercy Health Mercy Campus in Muskegon, Mich. The $271 million dollar project is expected to be completed in the summer of 2019. The center will have an estimated 267 beds.
Javonte Kendrick carries his niece Monyae Helms, 1, to the stage as their names were announced during Muskegon Heights Academy's traditional pre-prom Showoff in Muskegon Heights, Mich. on May 27, 2017. A longstanding tradition, Showoff involved 40 students and their dates driving up in front of a platform on the high school football field before heading to the prom.
1,414 participate in the Guinness World Record attempt for simultaneously making sand angels at Stearns Park Beach on June 10, 2017 in Ludington, Mich. Ludington officially broke the record with 1,387 people, 27 people were disqualified for various reasons. The previous record was held by Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom, with 352 people simultaneously making sand angels on June 6, 2015.
10-month-old Piper Nelson crawls across the mat during a baby crawl contest at National Baby Food Festival in downtown Fremont, Mich. on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Nelson finished her heat in first place.
Festival-goers rest inside the Sherwood Forest during the second day of Electric Forest on June 23, 2017 at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Mich. The four-day music festival drew an estimated 40,000 attendance for the first weekend.
Multiple fire departments battle a large fire that broke out over night at Muskegon Casting Corporation at 2325 S. Sheridan Dr. in Muskegon on March, 15, 2017. Muskegon public safety director Jeffrey Lewis said an estimated 40 employees evacuated safely from the fire, which is believed to be caused by an equipment malfunction that created a spark to combustibles in the foundry, which is full of oils and metallurgic dust.
Greenville High School's Nate Kubec competes in the long jump during 17th Annual Rocket Invite at Reeths-Puffer Rocket Stadium in Muskegon, Mich on April 14, 2017.
Muskegon Clippers Peter Zimmermann (20) rests in the dugout after an ankle injury on the right foot during a game against Grand River Loggers at Marsh Field in Muskegon on July 6, 2017. Zimmermann said he was disappointed especially because his family traveled a long way from Missouri to watch the game. Loggers defeated Clippers 6-2.