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Abby Smithson wins elite scholarship

By Carol Stiffler Abigail Smithson was in Engadine to watch a basketball game when her cell phone rang. The atmosphere was loud, even though the game was currently at a time out. Unwilling to believe her ears, she asked the caller to repeat their news – that she...

New Eagles coach proud of players

By Dan Hardenbrook It’s no secret that the new season has gotten off to a challenging start for the Engadine Eagles boys basketball team. They’ve had a series of hurdles. But new Coach Ty Elenbaas knows his guys won’t just give up. There was the long delay to...

School bond under discussion; Griffis to retire

By Sterling McGinn  The Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education met Monday, February 15 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Trustees Bruce Klusmeyer and Lawrence Vincent arrived later in the meeting, and trustee Michelle Zellar was not in attendance. No members of the...

Nance signs with Madonna University

By Dan Hardenbrook Engadine Senior Lineman Nick Nance just put the last feather in the cap for his high school football career. Following a final season that saw him achieve great success despite his team’s struggles, Nance will play college football. He signed a...

UPSSA picks 2020 All-UP football teams

By Dan Hardenbrook It was truly a dream season for Newberry Indians Defensive Tackle Ivan Oswald. The senior and team captain led the Indians both on the field and off, and for his efforts, Oswald has been named to the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters...

Kristine McCraren appointed to TAS Board

By Carol Stiffler Local realtor and appraiser Kristine McCraren was appointed to the Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education at a special meeting held on December 2. She takes over a vacancy left behind after former board president Brian Rahilly resigned. Rahilly...