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Dan Steingraber started out small but wanted to go big – really big.

The 56-year-old Oregon resident, who played baseball, football and hockey at Waite High School before graduating in 1975, owns his own real estate appraisal business, Steingraber and Associates, on Main Street in East Toledo. In his spare time he and his four-legged companion, named Scout, compete in dog bird hunting competitions.

Steingraber started hunting rabbits with his father, Bud, and grandfather, Gus, beginning at age 9. Their dog breed of choice back then was a beagle.

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Lake cheerleaders state champs, Northwood runner-up

After a long season, the Lake cheerleading squad rose to the occasion when it mattered most, winning a Division II state crown.

"It was a surprise," said Lake coach Kelly Melnyk. "Going into the state championship, we wanted to go out and do the very best we could. We were going up against teams we had never seen before. The goal was to go out and do the very best we could — it was the first time Lake had gone to state. Going into the event, we had competed in several different competitions prior and had taken second in all of them."

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Dig out your bat and dust off your ball glove. It is time for the East Toledo Senior Activities Center’s Senior Softball League to begin.

This recreational league is traditionally open to men aged 50 and over. However, there are two women, one on each league, who play. This year Senior Center Director Mary Wolff is proud to state that 11 teams have signed up, and there is still time to add more.

Wollf says the league began 21 years ago with just a few teams of men who wanted to remain active while having fun. Within two years more teams from Point Place asked to join the league.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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