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  • Start's Devon Ragland scores a touchdown.

    IN PICTURES: Start 22, Woodward 14

    Start running back Stephon Watson scored on a one-yard run in overtime to give the defending City League champions the victory over Woodward on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. Start's defense denied Woodward from scoring in overtime.

  • Notre Dame's  Sam Moscinski returns a St. Ursula serve during the TRAC volleyball championship match Thursday.

    IN PICTURES: TRAC championship volleyball match

    Notre Dame defeated St. Ursula in four sets Thursday at St. Ursula to capture the Three Rivers Athletic Conference championship and hand the Arrows their first TRAC loss in 59 league matches.

  • Waite's Anthony Huff hauls in a pass for a touchdown against Bowsher during their City League showdown Thursday.

    IN PICTURES: Prep football - Waite at Bowsher

    Waite faced Bowsher in a City League football game at Bowsher Thursday night.

  • Zombies await at the Haunted Planet Experience.

    Haunted Planet Experience

    Myron St. John wants to scare you at least once. He figures he’s got a pretty good chance of doing so in at least one of three haunts at his newest scare fest, Haunted Planet Experience. The three-in-one haunt is open for business in West Toledo, inside what was once a Rite Aid at 1030 W. Alexis Rd.

  • Bowsher's Alexa Boisselle hits the ball against Start's Emily Marsh.

    IN PICTURES: Bowsher 3, Start 0

    Bowsher made short work of the host Start Spartans, taking a 25-16, 25-16, 25-10 victory in just 65 minutes on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, giving the Rebels their fourth City League volleyball championship in five years.

  • Lisa Neidt, right, joins the line of people designated as poverty-stricken as they wait in a line, headed by Will Swartzbeck, 12, center, to get a scoop of rice to eat for dinner.

    Hunger Banquet

    This year's Hunger Banquet was held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Perrysburg. About 35 people participated in the event, in its third year. The banquet is an exercise designed to highlight food inequality and the choices people make surrounding access to food by dividing participants into classes.

  • Zach Buescher of St. John's, left, watches Findlay's Pace Thomas put his head on the ball in front of St. John's teammate Zachary Neenan.

    IN PICTURES: St. John's 3, Findlay 1

    St. John's Jesuit senior Zach Buescher recorded a hat trick as the Titans beat Findlay 3-1 to win the Three Rivers Athletic Conference title outright on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Findlay.

  • Dr. Imran Andrabi, M.D., President & CEO Mercy Health-Toledo, speaks at the opening of the King Road branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library system.

    Sylvania King Road library branch opening

    About 600 people — including library patrons and staff, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library trustees, elected officials, and local dignitaries — gathered Monday to cut a yellow ribbon and to tour the library's new structure at 3900 King Rd. in Sylvania.

  • Northwest Ohio has always attracted its fair share of politicians, and during presidential election years, visits from candidates seeking the presidency are not uncommon. But in 1940, something less common happened: A major political party nominated a business leader with little to no political experience as its presidential candidate. And one of the first big campaign stops that candidate made in Ohio was in the city of Toledo.  Shown in this Toledo Times archive photo dated Oct. 2, 1940, Republican presidential candidate Wendell L. Willkie is beaming to a crowd of about 22,000 enthusiastic spectators packed into Courthouse Park in downtown Toledo.

    Pictures of the Week: October 3-9, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, October 3 to Sunday, October 9, 2016.

  • Ted Strickland, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in the race against incumbent Rob Portman, speaks in Toledo.

    Ted Strickland, Gloria Steinem campaign in Toledo

    Ted Strickland, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, brings his campaign tour to Toledo on October 9, 2016. He was joined at his Toledo stop by Toledo native and author Gloria Steinem.

  • Ruth Walsh, left, and Molly Wolff of Perrysburg react while listening to live music during the 40th annual Applebutter Fest in Grand Rapids.

    40th annual Applebutter Fest

    The 40th annual Applebutter Fest was held Sunday, October 9, 2016, in Grand Rapids.

  • Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek speaking with a reporter after the ceremony inaugurating her as Lourdes University's 10th president.

    Lourdes inaugurates president Mary Ann Gawelek

    The inauguration of Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek as the 10th president of Lourdes University took place Sunday, October 9, 2016, in Sylvania.

  • Whirlpool Corp.’s 1-million-square-foot Findlay plant is a key player in the $21 billion appliance business.

    Whirlpool to expand plant in Findlay

    At 1 million square feet, the Findlay plant is a key player in Whirlpool’s $21 billion appliance business and it is the Benton Harbor, Mich.-based company’s sole source of dishwasher production in North America. Its only other dishwasher plants are in Brazil and Poland where it makes four other brands.

  • Party goers catch up with each other at the Toledo Day Nursery 145th birthday celebration.

    On The Town: Toledo Day Nursery celebrates 145 years

    Recent events included Toledo Day Nursery's 145th birthday celebration at Toledo Botanical Garden; The Kiwanis Club of Toledo 100th anniversary celebration; The Aurora Project Inc. 30th anniversary celebration; Toledo School for the Arts and Third Street Cigar in Waterville presented An Excellent Evening: Cigars, single malts and smokin’ meat; and Hot Shots! fund-raiser benefiting The Arts Commission at the Edison Building in downtown Toledo.

  • UT tight end Michael Roberts hauls in a touchdown catch while under coverage from Eastern Michigan linebacker Derric Williams.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 35, Eastern Michigan 20

    The University of Toledo football team defeated Eastern Michigan 35-20 on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich., to earn a win in its first Mid-American Conference game.

  • Ivan Rzeszotarski, 3, of Erie, Mich., touches the tooth of an excavator bucket.

    Things That Go in Perrysburg

    An event called "Things That Go" was held on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at Levis Commons. Event goers were able to see, touch and hear farm machinery, emergency vehicles, commercial equipment, sport-utility vehicles, and off-road vehicles.

  • Maumee Valley Country Day School's Loa Cho watches her driver maneuver their robot.

    Falcon BEST robotics competition

    Don’t look now, but one of northwest Ohio’s biggest robotics competitions is coming of age. The sound of pep bands was, at times, deafening inside Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, as a record 17 teams competed in the fourth annual Falcon BEST robotics competition.

  • Patrick Henry's Triston Novak and Swanton's Jonathon Shanks chase a fumble.

    IN PICTURES: Patrick Henry 35, Swanton 28

    Patrick Henry defeated Swanton 35-28 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League game on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in Swanton.

  • Anthony Wayne's Max Guitteau celebrates after making the two-point conversion in the fourth quarter.

    IN PICTURES: Anthony Wayne 28, Bowling Green 21

    Anthony Wayne running back Evan Brown filled in at quarterback and scored three touchdowns, including the game-winner with 2:39 to play, as the Generals topped Bowling Green 28-21 on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in Bowling Green.

  • Walleye goalie Andrew Gerdert protects the net.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 4, Kalamazoo 0

    The Walleye got contributions from returning forwards Kyle Bonis, Austin Wuthrich, and Evan Rankin in a 4-0 shutout of Kalamazoo on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.


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