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  • Allyison Karczynski of Livonia, Mich., is among the first to sign a banner during a public funeral service at for Gordie Howe at Joe Louis Arena.

    IN PICTURES: Fans say goodbye to Gordie Howe

    Fans and mourners filed into Joe Louis Arena Tuesday, June 14, 2016, to pay their respects to "Mr. Hockey" Gordie Howe who died Friday at his son's home in Sylvania, Ohio.

  • Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Donovan Solano stands by as Toledo third base coach Basilio Cabrera fist-bumps Casey McGehee in the fourth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens fall to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

    Scranton/Wilkes-Barre collected 15 hits off Toledo Mud Hens pitching on Monday, June 13, 2016, at Fifth Third Field and took the first game of the series 8-4. Former Major League Baseball regular Nick Swisher led the charge by going 3 for 5 with two RBIs and a walk.

  • More than 60 volunteers packaged 10,000 meals during the event. Each meal package costs 30 cents to make, which are distributed to those in need locally, nationally and internationally.

    Volunteers help feed hungry

    About 60 volunteers created meal packages at Jim White Honda in Maumee on Monday, June 13, 2016. Jim White Honda worked with the Impact With Hope's Kids Against Hunger campaign by packaging 10,000 meals.

  • Nicholas Birkemeier an undergraduate in anthropology and history, trowels soil into a dustpan before putting it in the bucket. The soil is sifted for objects. Students in the University of Toledo Archeological Field School are digging in part of Wildwood Metropark.

    UT students dig archaeological field trip

    Students in the University of Toledo Archaeological Field School investigated a section of Wildwood Preserve Metropark in Toledo on Monday, June 13, 2016. Under the direction of Melissa Baltus, PhD, assistant professor of Sociology and Anthropology, the students are sifting through the soil for signs of human habitation in the Late Woodland Period, between 700 A.D. and 1300 A.D.

  • Fred Sheldon trying to shave a sheep, though appearing to be dancing with it, at the Toledo Zoo. July 10, 1972.

    Pictures of the Week: June 6-12, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, June 6 to Sunday June 12, 2016.

  • A message in candles during a vigil for Karl Avery, Jr. Avery was stabbed to death at Maumee Bay State Park.

    Vigil held for stabbing victim in East Toledo

    Karl Avery, 24, was killed and two others wounded in a stabbing Saturday night at Maumee Bay State Park, authorities said. A vigil for Avery was held in East Toledo on Sunday, June 12, 2016.

  • Letter press owner Sven Olaf Nelson of Sylvania shows Old State Line drummer Larry Meyer of Toledo the uniquely numbered print of the fair's poster Meyer had just printed on nelson's letter press.

    Maple & Main Street Art Fair

    The fifth annual Maple & Main Street Art Fair took place on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Sylvania.

  • Joey Logano celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series FireKeepers Casino 400.

    IN PICTURES: Joey Logano wins at MIS

    Joey Logano won the Sprint Cup FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Brooklyn, Mich. Logano finished ahead of Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson. Logano took the lead off the restart with seven laps left, and maintained the lead through the final course of the race.

  • Ohio senator George Voinovich, left, and Toledo mayor Carty Finkbeiner on Hoiles Avenue on Feb. 11, 2008.

    Former Gov. George Voinovich through the years

    Former U.S. senator and two-time Ohio Gov. George Voinovich died at home in Cleveland on Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was 79. His wife, Janet, says Mr. Voinovich died peacefully in his sleep. The Republican had delivered public remarks Friday at a 25th Slovenian Independence Day event at Cleveland City Hall.

  • William Sohnly, whose father Jim made the first custom artificial buns at Tony Packo's on Front Street, makes the artificial buns now.

    Toledo Magazine: Buns at Tony Packo's

    The tradition of having visiting celebrities sign buns at Tony Packo's began with Burt Reynolds in 1972. The collection is now so massive that the restaurant can't display them all, with around 3,000 buns individually wrapped and stored in an office.

  • Ruth and Chris Skinner at the Maumee Valley Country Day School fund-raiser.

    On The Town: 6-12

    Maumee Valley Country Day School's Raiders of the Lost Hawk​ at The Toledo Club raised $200,000, according to event chairmen Stephanie McClellan and​ Clare Gorski. International delicacies included tzatziki, spiced shrimp with couscous and yogurt sauce, Mediterranean chicken, leg of lamb, stuffed dates, and baklava.

  • Daniel Suarez celebrates after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Menards 250.

    IN PICTURES: Day 2 at MIS

    Daniel Suarez passed Kyle Busch on the final lap to win the Xfinity Series Menards 250 on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. Suarez caught up with Busch going into the final lap of the 125-lap race, and passed Busch between the first and second turns on the 2-mile oval at MIS.

  • Whiteford players mob pitcher Lindsey Walker (7) as they celebrate their win against Southfield Christian.

    IN PICTURES: Whiteford softball advances

    The young but undaunted Whiteford softball team claimed a Division 4 regional title on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Ottawa Lake Mich., behind a complete game shutout from freshman pitcher Lindsey Walker. The Bobcats beat Southfield Christian 2-0.

  • Whiteford's Hunter Nagle catches a foul ball.

    IN PICTURES: Whiteford baseball falls

    The Whiteford baseball team couldn't come up with a clutch hit and fell in the Division 4 regional semifinals at home on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Ottawa Lake, Mich. Seven different batters had singles for the Bobcats, who lost 6-2 to Novi Franklin Road Christian.

  • Bedford's Tanner Glass delivers a pitch.

    IN PICTURES: Bedford baseball wins, loses

    Bedford took an early lead in its Michigan Division 1 regional baseball final against host Saline, but the second-ranked Hornets (33-6) stormed back for a 13-7 victory on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The Kicking Mules (26-10) had advanced to the final with a 4-2 semifinal win against Plymouth.

  • Joey Logano won the pole in advance of Sunday's race. Logano won the pole driving the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford. He had the top speed of 199.557 miles an hour during Friday's qualifying.

    IN PICTURES: Qualifying day at MIS

    Joey Logano won the pole on Friday, June 10, 2016, in Brooklyn, Mich., for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup FireKeepers Casino 400. Logano had the top speed of 199.557 miles an hour during today's qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Logano won the pole ahead of Martin Truex, Jr., and Tony Stewart.

  • Sailboats head to the start of the Mills Trophy Race on Lake Erie, about nine miles from the Toledo Yacht Club.

    Mills Trophy Race

    Lake Erie was calm and the sky a clear blue as more than 100 sailboats gathered on Friday, June 10, 2016, near the Toledo Harbor Light for the Mills Trophy Race. Participation was down from last year’s more than 130 boats, but it’s unclear whether the drop was because of the death.

  • In this Nov. 14, 2011, photo, Gordie Howe poses with the Stanley Cup after receiving his ring at the Hall in Toronto.

    IN PICTURES: Gordie Howe dies at age 88

    Gordie Howe, one of the most prolific players in National Hockey League and Detroit Red Wings history, died on Friday, June 10, 2016, at the age of 88. Howe had been living in Sylvania for the past year with his son Murray Howe, who is the head of radiology at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

  • A chalkboard sign written by Sarah Sorrell to her brother, Josh.

    Vigil for Josh Sorrell

    More than 100 people gathered on Thursday, June 9, 2016, for a vigil across from Washington Junior High School to remember Josh Sorrell, who fell down an elevator shaft about midnight Wednesday in an abandoned apartment building that city officials had ordered boarded up or torn down.

  • "We think of ourselves as stewards of the homes," Amy Natyshak said of the historic house she and her husband Mike own in Toledo's Westmoreland neighborhood.

    Westmoreland neighborhood centennial

    Residents of Westmoreland will celebrate their neighborhood's centennial on Saturday, June 11, 2016, with the revealing of an Ohio Historical Marker, which will be set in a median on Mount Vernon Avenue, outside the Welles home, the first built in the community.


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