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Rossford's Jacob Perry dribbles around Elmwood's Deven Peter.

IN PICTURES: Rossford at Elmwood

Elmwood and Rossford duked it out before the Bulldogs persevered in a showdown between the top two boys basketball teams in the Northern Buckeye Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Rossford prevailed 52-50 to take over sole possession of first place in the NBC with a 10-1 record. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

2/2/2016
Toledo's Jonathan Williams drives past Western Michigan's Josh Davis.

IN PICTURES: UT men rout Western Michigan

The University of Toledo men's basketball snapped a three-game losing streak in convincing fashion on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Savage Arena, blowing out Western Michigan 89-62. Jonathan Williams scored 24 points, and Nathan Boothe had his fourth straight double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

2/2/2016
Attendees watch Steve Wozniak answer a question posed by University of Toledo Interim Provost John Barrett. Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Corp. and the man who designed the Apple II personal computer and helped design the MacIntosh, spoke at the Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series at Savage Arena at the University of Toledo.

Computer pioneer Steve Wozniak in Toledo

Computer pioneer Steve Wozniak was in Toledo for the university’s Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture series Feb. 1.

2/2/2016
Audrey Osstifin, a Maumee High School student, looks for the materials to make dog snacks while working with her peers at the Toledo Area Humane Society.

Maumee students make treats for TAHS animals

Four Maumee High School students sat around a table at the Toledo Area Humane Society Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, making treats for dogs. Audrey Osstifin, Bailey Zientek, Shayna Dickey, and Danny Agullana from the school’s multiple-disabilities classroom work every Thursday to help with the animals’ enrichment activities.

2/1/2016
Ice fishing season in this area varies widely depending on the weather. There have been times when anglers could safely make their way onto Lake Erie in late December. There have been seasons where there was no safe ice fishing on Lake Erie.  The relatively warm start to this winter put the idea of ice fishing on hold for a while. Ice didn'€™t start to show up on Lake Erie and most area ponds until the first full week of January. Some inland lakes that are relatively shielded from the wind have some ice cover in Michigan. But safe ice fishing in Ohio remains hard to find.  At first hint of safe ice, shanties and fishermen dot the Lake Erie basin.   This photo was taken by Blade photographer Jack Ackerman near Monroe for publication on Feb. 8, 1959. Fishermen swarmed onto the lake, erected shanties and augured holes into the ice to bring their catch to the surface. Minnows were the preferred bait of the day, and that is still true.    As Blade Outdoors Editor Matt Markey reported in January, if you want to go ice fishing, be careful and check the ice often. Look for at least 5 inches of ice, and clear water beneath the ice. Then, happy fishing.

Pictures of the Week: Jan. 25-31, 2016

Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, Jan. 25 to Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

2/1/2016
Toledo Potters Guild member Nancy Grindulis, of Toledo, works on attaching a spout to a teapot she is making for her daughter as a birthday gift while spending the afternoon in the Toledo Botanical Garden Jan. 26.

Toledo Potters Guild at Botanical Garden

An afternoon with the Toledo Potters Guild in the Toledo Botanical Garden.

2/1/2016
"I'm the oldest fart out there," Carol Van Zile, 60, joked about being the only Seventh Level Taekwondo Black Belt, to her knowledge, in the United States. Though originally a gymnast, Ms. Van Zile has been practicing the martial art  since 1990.

60-year-old black belt Carol Van Zile

60-year-old Sylvania resident Carol Van Zile is a seventh-degree black belt in taekowndo. She believes that makes her the oldest woman in the United States to reach that level. Ninth-degree black belt is the highest degree that can be achieved.

2/1/2016
Evan Acri of Bowling Green, begins the cutting of the hair of his girlfriend, Taylor Lody, a senior at BGSU, with some help from volunteer hair-cutter Celina Comes, of Bowling Green. Volunteers from Ambrosia Salon and Spa volunteered their skills for the fourth annual St. Baldrick's Shave-a-thon at Bowling Green State University.

St. Baldrick's Shave-a-thon

Bowling Green State University's fourth St. Bladrick's Shave-a-thon Jan. 31 welcomed 80 participants and raised funds to fight childhood cancer.

2/1/2016
Young fans cheer on the Toledo Walleye during a game against the Quad City Mallards at the Huntington Center today. Toledo topped the Mallards in overtime, 3-2, for their fourth consecutive win.

IN PICTURES: Walleye 3, Quad City 2

A.J. Jenks scored the game-winning goal 54 seconds into overtime today to lift the Toledo Walleye over the Quad City Mallards, 3-2, at the Huntington Center. The Walleye (27-11-4) have won four in a row.

1/31/2016
Defiance residents John Cates and his dad Gary Cates peer inside a GMC Sierra.

On the Town: 1-31

Photos of events from around the Toledo area. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

1/31/2016




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