We have just posted our collection of News Photos of the Year and Sports Photos of the Year as selected by NOW staff photojournalists C.T. Kruger and Peter Zuzga.
Browse the galleries to see images from some of the most newsworthy events of the past 12 months. You will also find some of the quieter, but no less photogenic events captured by our award-winning staff.
We also invite you to visit the links below to take a look back at the five most popular NOW photo galleries of 2011:
2011 Track and Field State Meet
Miss St. Francis pageant
Suburbs celebrate homecoming
Celebrating July 4
Whiteout: Snowstorm hits the burbs