A collection of some of the best images taken by Lee Enterprises photographers in 2011. Scroll through the images or click a link to view photos from an individual newspaper. To submit your best shot of 2011, email joanne.phillips@lee.net or tweet a link to @LeeNewsTweets.

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Brynn Anderson/Lincoln Journal Star | LINCOLN, NE - 10/20/2011 - Bobbie Jones starts to cry as she takes the first steps into her family's for…

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HAYNE PALMOUR IV/ North County Times | San Diego police officers attempt to move Occupy San Diego protesters away from the two remaining tents…

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JAMIE SCOTT LYTLE/North County Times | Christina Lopez-Justo of Oceanside holds her husband, Marine Sgt. Cesar, Lopez-Justo for a long moment …

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Andrew Link/Winona Daily News | Jared Seinola, 20, left, and Clint Harguth, 17, middle, both of St. Charles, Minn., wait to enter the arena fo…

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Jim Bowling/Herald & Review | Master Sergeant Jeff White of Rockford, Ill., is welcomed by his son Jaycob White, 10, facing, daughter Abbi…

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Michael Gallacher/Missoulian | John and Neida Stolle get a tow from their neighbor RJ Haddick after retrieving belongings from their flooded h…

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TOM BAUER/Missoulian | Missoula, Mont., firefighter Brett Cunniff holds an oxygen mask to a kitten rescued from a house fire on March 17, 2011…

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Jesse Skoubo/Corvallis Gazette-Times | A Pacific Recycling worker uses a torch to cut a steel log hopper Wednesday morning at Diamond West Lub…

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Mark Hertzberg/The Journal Times | Lori Kwiatkowski is comforted by her husband, Tim, after testifying at the preliminary hearing for Sean For…

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Gregory Shaver/The Journal Times | David Saaski photographs the steam coming off of Lake Michigan with the sunrise Friday morning, January 21,…

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Kevin E. Schmidt/QUAD-CITY TIMES | Minnesota Air National Guard Lt. Colonel John Klatt brings his plane underneath team member Bill Kerns who …

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JEFF COOK/Quad-City Times | Enrique Garcia, 4, and his sister Isabellah, 8, play at Centennial Park in Davenport, Iowa Sunday July 3, 2011.

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DEREK PRUITT/The Post-Star | Emergency responders work at the scene of a home explosion on Route 29 just west of the intersection with Route 2…

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Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun | A flock of white doves bursts out of a wicker basket Friday during graveside funeral services for Flagstaff Po…

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LORI ANN COOK-NEISLER/The Pantagraph | Molly Charles, 9 of Bloomington places her feet on her head as she does gymnastic tricks in the water p…

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RICK CHASE/The Courier | "We beat the boys!" Rylee Porter, Cailey Pearson and Madyson Walter celebrate a victory against a team of boys in the…

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DAWN J. SAGERT/The Courier | Adam Risse, of Evansdale, paints a tribute as part of the mural project that covers the ramps at the Cedar Falls …

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BRANDON POLLOCK / The Courier  | Bobbie Jo Penning gives her dad, Robert Blum, a kiss as he looks over a Veteran's Day certificate of thanks d…

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ASHLEY SMITH/The Times-News | Members of the Wendell Fire Department fight a fire, that burned more than 5,000 acres, northeast of Wendell Thursday.

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DREW NASH/The Times-News | Teenagers Cristian Jaramillo, 13, right, and Richard Gonzales, 13, have a friendly boxing match on 13th Street Frid…

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Spenser Heaps/The Daily Herald | Caine Alder stands at a switchback on the old, overgrown Aspen Grove Trail on Mount Timpanogos on Thursday, S…

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David Sanders/Arizona Daily Star | On a desolate Houghton Road just north of Corona de Tucson, a lightning storm lights up the night behind a …

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Dean Knuth/Arizona Daily Star | Homeowner Pete Tunstall  takes a moment while at his home that burned along the south side of Ramsey Road near…

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Joshua A. Bickel/Casper Star-Tribune | Katie Peters, center, the A'Salt Creek Roller Girls captain, maneuvers her way around opposing blockers…

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Apolinar Fonseca/The (Hanford) Sentinel | Navy Seabees lift a wall frame for Justin Bond's mortgage-free house from Homes for Our Troops. The …

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JAKE RAJEWSKY/The Globe Gazette | A firefighter tries to extinguish flames at a fire at 104 S. Virginia Ave. on Saturday night. Homeowner Rita…

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