Some of the most memorable photos by Star Tribune photographers in 2015 were from news-making moments, such as the Minnesota Lynx celebrating their third WNBA championship in five years, or the first mass led by Interim Archbishop Bernard Hebda at the Cathedral of St. Paul. Others were far from the public eye, such as an 8-year-old's boxing lesson in Havana, Cuba, or a disabled Minnesotan picking up trash during an assignment with his sheltered work group. And some were unmistakably Minnesotan, such as a woman jumping into a frozen lake near Isabella, Minn. From Alan Page's office to the frozen Minnehaha Falls, you can see dozens more of the year's best pictures in an online gallery and read the stories behind the images at