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  • Matt Borchert, a natural resource conservation assistant with the Metroparks, clears debris.

    Cleaning up the ice at Side Cut

    Volunteers help park staff clean up at Side Cut Metropark in Maumee, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    3/18/2015
  • Cardinal Stritch's Joe Sinay drives to the basket against Delphos St. John's at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green.

    IN PICTURES: Cardinal Stritch vs. Delphos St. John's

    A tradition-rich Delphos St. John’s (20-6) team downed Cardinal Stritch 45-32 in a Division IV regional semifinal at Bowling Green State University's Stroh Center, Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

    3/18/2015
  • Ruth Zajac teaches Divyan Agarwal, 4, about shells from Ireland.

    Students learn about Irish culture

    West Side Montessori students in Perrysburg have been learning about Irish culture thanks to teacher Ruth Zajac, who is originally from Drogheda, Co. Meath, Ireland. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    3/17/2015
  • Side view of the 2015 Jeep Renegade.

    Fiat-built Jeep Renegade arrives in area

    The Fiat-built 2015 Jeep Renegade is hitting sales lots in the Toledo area. Vehicle built in Italy, first Jeep built outside of U.S. to be sold here. Vehicle built in Italy, first Jeep built outside of U.S. to be sold here. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    3/17/2015
  • The hockey team gathers for a group shot.

    St. Francis hockey state title celebration

    The Hockey State Championship Assembly was held at St. Francis de Sales High School in Toledo on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The No. 2 -ranked Knights (32-5-1) captured the school's second title with an intense 3-1 victory over No. 4 Lakewood St. Edward in the state final on Saturday at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. St. Francis also defeated St. Edward 2-1 in overtime in the 2011 title game. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    3/18/2015
  • Lt. Greg Yingling, a Toledo firefighter, center, helps Firefighters Sterling Rahe, right, and Mark Wietrzykowski, left, get ready to do a training demonstration in the Mobile Search & Rescue Training Lab at Owens Community College.

    Ohio Fire Academy partnership announced

    Firefighters and officials were on hand to announce a partnership with the Ohio State Fire Marshal's office and Owens Community College to serve as the northwest Ohio regional training site for the Ohio Fire Academy on March 16 at the Perrysburg Township campus.

    3/16/2015
  • Tachumbi Williams, a recovering heroin addict, center, shows Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, left, and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, right, his room at The Zepf Center Housing Center.

    AG DeWine visits Zepf Center Housing Center

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that he is awarding the Lucas County Sheriff's Office a $150,000 grant to expand its Drug Abuse Response Team on March 16 at the Zepf Center Housing Center. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/16/2015
  • Workers lay green turf on the Mud Hens baseball field in preparation for the  2015 Toledo Mud Hens baseball season.

    Fifth Third Field getting ready

    Workers were preparing the field for the Mud Hens home opener on March 16 at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/17/2015
  • Grave stones and chunks of ice are scattered about Riverside Cemetery in Maumee.

    Ice, water damage Maumee cemetery, park

    Riverside Cemetery and Side Cut Metropark sustained significant damage due to large chunks of ice that overflowed the banks of the Maumee River on March 16.

    3/16/2015
  • Tiffany Whitehead, left, of Adrian, Mich., and Pam Davis, right, of Perrysburg, look at the ice accumulation at the entrance to Buttonwood-Betty C. Black Recreation Area Sunday.

    Ice in Buttonwood-Betty C. Black Recreation Area

    Park rangers closed Buttonwood-Betty C. Black Recreation Area in Perrysburg Township Sunday after an ice dam broke on the Maumee River, overflowing the banks with large chunks of ice.

    3/16/2015
  • Harlow, a teeny Chihuahua puppy who was rescued by Animal House Rescue, sniffs noses with Paisley, the Billstein family dog, at Harlow's foster home  on March 11, 2015. Harlow has a number of medical problems, including hydrocephalus.

    Pics of the Week: Mar. 9-15

    Featured this week: St. Francis brings home a state hockey title among other local prep sporting tournaments; the seasons for UT mens and womens basketball come to a close; the Toledo Zoo readies its aquarium; and Toledo generally thaws out. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    3/16/2015
  • Phoebe Jackson, 1st place; Mary Harrington, 2nd place; and Jackson Grefe, 3rd place.

    The Blade Northwest Ohio Championship Spelling Bee

    The 2015 Blade Northwest Ohio Championship Spelling Bee was March 14 at Owens Community College in Perrysburg Township. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/15/2015
  • Toledo Central Catholic wrestler Nate Hagan celebrates his second state championship after defeating Ryan Bennett in their 138-pound match.

    2015 state wrestling championships

    Champions were crowned at the OHSAA State Wrestling Individual Tournament on March 14 in Columbus. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/15/2015
  • The Gulf of Mexico exhibit is one of two visitors will see first when entering the Toledo Zoo's aquarium.

    Toledo Zoo aquarium renovations

    The Toledo Zoo aquarium is slated to reopen March 27 after a nearly 3-year-long, $25.5M complete renovation. Closed in October 2012, the new aquarium will feature animals from a variety of ecosystems in 78,000 gallons of water, which is nearly four times the previous volume. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/15/2015
  • From left are, Allan Block, Susan Block, Clare Gorski, Joel Gorski, and Luci Gorski at the New York City Opera Renaissance Gala.

    On the Town: 3/15

    YWCA honors outstanding women were among many outstanding events in the area recently. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/15/2015
  • A variety of teapots and their accessories are featured at Clara J's Tea Room in Maumee.

    Beautiful, functional teapots

    The world of tea extends beyond taste to the teapots that are used for brewing and serving. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    3/15/2015
  • Sylvania Southview head coach Bruce Smith shouts instructions.

    IN PICTURES: St. John's beats Southview

    St. John's handed Southview its first loss of the year Saturday, March 14. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    3/15/2015
  • St. Francis de Sales hockey head coach Chris Varga hugs goalie Kade Phipps (29).

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis wins state championship

    St. Francis beat Lakewood St. Edward's to capture the state title Saturday, March 14. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    3/14/2015
  • Defiance head coach Kirk Lehman embraces Katwan Singleton (22) as Shay Smiddy (30) cheers after their win.

    IN PICTURES: Scott's run comes to an end

    Defiance beat Scott 44-37 in a Division-II district final Saturday, March 14. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    3/14/2015
  • Notre Dame's Jami Huth (10) drives past Wadsworth's Laurel Palitto (22).

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame tops Wadsworth

    The Notre Dame Eagles topped Wadsworth in a Division-I regional final on Saturday, March 14. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    3/14/2015

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