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  • A walleye is hauled of the ice after a Toledo Walleye goal against the Kalamazoo Wings during the first game of their ECHL playoff series Friday at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 4, Kalamazoo 3

    The Toledo Walleye scored three goals in the first period and held off a late charge by the Kalamazoo Wings to win the first game of their ECHL playoff series at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

  • A.J. Fritz, 10, of Pemberville fist pounds Toledo Mud Hens pitcher Drew Verhagen prior to the home opener against Indianapolis Thursday at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Indianapolis 5, Mud Hens 1

    The Mud Hens dropped their home opener 5-1 to Indianapolis at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo Thursday. Jim Adduci homered for the Mud Hens. The announced attendance was 12,789.

  • Adam Crofts, 13, sported a hat with plenty of pins as he watched the Mud Hens' home opener.

    Mud Hens home opener

    A crowd of 12,789 attended the Toledo Mud Hens' home opener against the Indianapolis Indians at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. Area establishments opened their doors to fans early in the morning, though the first pitch didn't take place until after 4 p.m.

  • Shelly and Richard Walinski attended an open house to celebrate the third year of the National Museum of the Great Lakes.

    Around Town 4/13

    Photo gallery featuring 20 North Gallery, National Museum of the Great Lakes, and EPIC Toledo.

  • Bowling Green pitcher Devin Westerman delivers during the game at Perrysburg. Westerman earned a shutout in the 10-0 victory for the Bobcats against the Yellow Jackets.

    IN PICTURES: Bowling Green baseball beats Perrysburg

    Bowling Green earned a big win in Northern Lakes League play on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, with a 10-0 win on the diamond at Perrysburg.

  • Elmwood's Josh Firsdon winds up to pitch against Lake in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Flyers' 8-3 win in NBC action Wednesday.

    IN PICTURES: Lake baseball downs Elmwood 8-3

    The Lake baseball team defeated Elmwood in a Northern Buckeye Conference showdown on April 12, 2017, by an 8-3 score at Lake High School.

  • Friends and family release balloons at the corner of Erie and Chestnut streets in Toledo to mark the second anniversary of the disappearance of Tina Williamson. Williamson was last seen at the convenience store on this corner.

    Vigil for Tina Williamson

    Family and friends of a missing North Toledo woman released dozens of balloons to honor her Monday in hopes she will still come home. Tina Williamson, 31. She was last seen April 10, 2015 at that intersection when she entered a car occupied by three other people.

  • Maumee's Kayla Wulf doubles against Springfield during the first inning of a Northern Lakes League game Monday. Maumee won, 4-2.

    IN PICTURES: Maumee 4, Springfield 2

    Maumee topped Springfield in a Northern Lakes League softball game Monday in Holland.

  • Newborn female Masai giraffe Kipenzi, which means beloved or precious one in Swahili, is the newest addition to the Toledo Zoo. She was born at the zoo late Monday evening, weighing 130 pounds at about 5 and a half feet tall. She and her mother Elli are both healthy, though the pair most likely won't be on display until after Memorial Day.

    Pictures of the Week: April 3-9, 2017

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, April 3 to Sunday, April 9, 2017.

  • Olney School class of 1943 alumna Marian Cowell, 91, receives the flag Boy Scout Nate Bryce to keep until the new facility is constructed during a tour and ceremony for Olney and Northwood Elementary April 9. A new facility for the school will open in the Fall.

    Saying farewell to Olney, Northwood Elementary buildings

    Visitors were invited to tour Olney Elementary School and Northwood Elementary School in Northwood. A new facility will be constructed in the fall of 2017.

  • Rev. Barbie Harrison, left, shakes hands with Mary Hawkins, right, during a Palm Sunday and "Blessing of the Hands" interfaith service at Third Baptist Church.

    Blessing of the Hands

    A "Blessing of the Hands" interfaith service took place at Toledo's Third Baptist Church Sunday, April 9.

  • The Andersons Talmage Road location Wednesday in west Toledo. The Andersons is slated to close its stores after Easter.

    Local shoppers react to the closing of The Andersons

    Local shoppers share their thoughts on the closing of The Andersons retails stores.

  • Hundreds of shirts decorated for the Clothesline Project hang together during the 23d Annual Toledo Area Take Back the Night event Saturday,.

    23rd Annual Toledo Area Take Back the Night

    The evening includes a resource fair, rally, march and speakers to advocate for the end of all forms of violence toward women. Sponsors included the University of Toledo, Ability Center, National Organization for Women, the YWCA, Association for the Advancement of African American Women, and the UAW Local 12 Women's Committee, among others. About 150 people participated in the march.

  • Toledo Walleye forward Shane Berschbach moves the puck against Indy Fuel forward Woody Hudson during Saturday's game at the Huntington Center. The Walleye won, 10-0.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 10, Indy 0

    The Toledo Walleye got five goals from Dane Walters and finished the regular season with a flourish in a 10-0 win over the Indy Fuel Saturday at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo. With the win, the Walleye captured the Brabham Cup, the ECHL's award for the team with the most points in the regular season.

  • Elaine Page spins a wheel, which was sponsored by the Tobacco 21 Group.

    Health fair at Scott High

    A health fair was held on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Scott High School in Toledo. Robert Easter, Jr., spoke during a youth bullying forum.

  • Head coach Mike Jinks huddles with the team after their spring football game at the Doyt Perry Stadium.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU Spring Game

    The Orange team defeated the White team 13-7 in Bowling Green State University's spring football game played Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Doyt Perry Stadium.

  • Chris Hass, of Belleville, Michigan, left, Michael Vanston, of Rochester Hills, and Jeff Comer, of Detroit, flying the "tiny whoop," an FPV (First Person View) small aircraft, on the raceway at the Toledo Radio Control Expo. The expo kicked off Friday and runs for three days at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo.

    Toledo Radio Control Expo

    The 3-day Toledo Radio Control Expo, also known as the Toledo Weak Signals RC Show, that began Friday and continues through Sunday at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo. The expo includes more than 160 vendors, speakers, a radio-control model competition, a swap shop, an auction, and a raffle for scholarship funds.

  • Marsha and Steve Landrum help celebrate Eileen Zaner's birthday.

    Milestone, Magnificent Memories, Eileen Zaner's birthday

    Around Town: Gallery of pictures taken from the 22nd annual Milestone, Magnificent Memories and Eileen Zaner's birthday celebrations.

  • New citizens Olha Andriychuk, 2nd from right, and her husband Aliaksandr Amialchuk take a selfie during the Naturalization ceremony at the Winebrenner Theological Seminary at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Wednesday.

    Naturalization ceremony at the University of Findlay

    Those seeking citizenship were naturalized during ceremony at the Winebrenner Theological Seminary at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Wednesday.

  • The Mud Hens hosted an open practice Tuesday, at Fifth Third Field in downtown. Opening Day is April 13.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens batting practice

    The Mud Hens hosted an open practice Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Fifth Third Field in downtown. Opening Day is April 13.


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