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  • Ryan Burbrink scores a touchdown while defended by DB Will Watson.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU hits the practice field

    The Falcons held a scrimmage Saturday afternoon. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    8/10/2014
  • Ted Nugent rocks the stage.

    Ted Nugent rocks Rib-Off

    Rocker Ted Nugent took the stage Aug. 8 during the 31st annual Northwest Ohio Rib-Off at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/9/2014
  • Bruce Sims and the Jam Band perform at the Northwest Ohio Rib-Off, Thursday.

    Northwest Ohio Rib-off gets started

    The 31st annual Northwest Ohio Rib-Off kicked off Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/8/2014
  • Mothers Center blueberry picking

    Families from the Mothers' Center of Greater Toledo From left: Kristina White of Toledo, Elise Wegrzyn, George White, Eve Lindon, Kate Lindon of Sylvania, Sam Lindon, Ava Wegrzyn and Jennifer Wegrzyn of Sylvania. The Mothers' Center meets weekly and also offers playdates,

    8/8/2014
  • Ryan Holder walked his preforming tigers, whose stage name is the Capricious Cats, in a circle around the ring.

    Kelly Miller Circus in Sylvania

    The Kelly Miller Circus was in Sylvania on Aug. 8. The one ring circus featured exotic and domestic live animal acts, clowns, acrobatics and jugglers. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/8/2014
  • Under the watchful eye of his mother, Kim Haynes, not pictured, 19-month-old Thomas gets a face full of water.

    Perrysburg pool closing soon

    Perrysburg residents enjoyed a day at the city pool on Aug. 8. The Perrysburg Municipal Pool is closing its doors for the summer on Aug. 17. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/8/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens player Jim Johnson pitches against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.

    Hens host Iron Pigs

    The Toledo Mud Hens played host to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in an Aug. 8 baseball game at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/8/2014
  • John Sabo in his garden.

    Weed It & Reap: John Sabo's Springfield garden

    John Sabo, retired from concrete construction, living in Springfield Township, has daylily trumpets in every shade of orange, yellow, peach, and burgundy, with “throats” daubed with combinations of those colors. He’s got about 100 kinds at his half-acre on a busy road in Holland. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Marsha Koch, left, returns the ball.

    Pickle Ball players perfect practice

    Players at the pickleball courts on Glenwood Road in Rossford, Ohio, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • A sign in front of the Bedford Branch Library identifies it as a polling station.

    Primary voting in Bedford

    Voters turnout in Bedford, Michigan for a primary on August 5, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Bryan Shipman, with Republic Services, empties a recycling bin on Duane St. near W. Wayne St. in Maumee.

    Recycling effort in high gear for bottled water

    Recycling efforts on August 5, 2014 were bolstered in reaction to the water crisis Toledoans faced over the weekend of August 2-3. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Armando Loyal and his elephants perform.

    Kelly Miller Circus returns to the islands

    The Kelly Miller Circus returned Tuesday, August 5, 2014, in Kellys Island, Ohio. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Patrick Lawrence, left, Professor and Chair of Geogrpahy and Planning at the University of Toledo, smiles as Isabel Escobar, Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at UT, takes a drink of City of Toledo tap water.

    UT public forum on algal blooms

    A public forum to discuss the scientific and health issues surrounding toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie, at the University of Toledo, Tuesday, August 5, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Members of the inaugural tour of Toledo Flavors Food Tours head into Tony Packo's for their first food stop near downtown Toledo.

    Toledo Flavors Food Tour

    Toledo Flavors Food Tour is three-hour walking tour to six local restaurants and several shops near Fifth Third Stadium, including Tony Packo's on the Park, Grumpy's and All Crumbs Artisan Bakery. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/5/2014
  • Chef T.J. Harvey, at The Original Pancake House, puts the finishing touches on crepes while cooking for the lunch crowd. Last night they decided to make their batters with bottled water. "We had to (cook with bottled water) because we lost two days of business and we were losing a lot of money," Candie Hayes, the manager, said.

    Restaurants reopening after Toledo water crisis

    In Toledo, Ohio, on Monday, August 4, 2014, after hearing the drinking water ban was lifted, restaurants en masse began cleaning dishes and replacing contaminated ice with clean ice in order to start doing business. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • A map showing the water supply system at the Oregon Water Plant.

    Oregon's water treatment facility

    Photos from the Oregon Water Plant in Oregon, Ohio, on Sunday, August 3, 2014. The City of Toledo faced a second day of a clean water emergency, despite its water intake crib being very near the City of Oregon's water intake. Oregon residents were not issued a do not drink advisory. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/3/2014
  • T.J. Haas, left, hands a newly filled water container to Dave Mysinger, right, as Andy Hartman, back, all members of the Perrysburg water division, works to fill a 275 gallon drum with water at the baseball field at Perrysburg High School on Sunday.

    Perrysburg workers distribute water

    Perrysburg division of water workers filled jugs, tanks, bottles, and more with fresh, clean water for area residents Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Perrysburg High School baseball field. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/4/2014
  • Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins takes a drink of water after announcing the ban on drinking city water is over, during a news conference at the Lucas County Emergency Services Building.

    Citizens, officials now drinking the water

    The City of toledo's drinking water was deemed safe by Mayor D. Michael Collins on MOnday, August 4, 2014. Politicians and citizens, however, remain hesitant in the shadow of two days under a do not drink advisory still looming. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Toledo Walleye mascot Catrick keeps an eye on the crowd at Fifth Third Field.

    On the Town: 8/3

    All summer long fans young and old have enjoyed the games and atmosphere for Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/3/2014
  • A large crowd turned out to listen as Air Margaritaville plays at Centennial Terrace,

    Air Margaritaville rocks Sylvania

    A large crowd turned out to listen as Air Margaritaville played Aug. 1 at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania. The event was hosted by the Sylvania Athletic Foundation. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/3/2014

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