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During a meeting Dec. 14, the ISD 166 School Board appointed Dan Shirley as the new school board member.  Shirley will be representing District 5, a position previously held by Jeanne Anderson. Anderson resigned from the board in October. 
WTIP’s Jay Andersen...
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The basketball season is under way for the local high school basketball teams.

The Vikings girls kicked off their season Nov. 30 with a home overtime win against Silver Bay, 44-39.
Both teams traveled to Two Harbors on Friday.  The boys won their season...
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The board of the local school district (ISD 166) held a special meeting Dec. 4 primarily to accept the resignation of Principal Adam Nelson. The board opted to accept Nelson’s resignation, as he will be the superintendent at the Wrenshall School District starting in January.


Bullying and racism have been a topic in the local news of late. 

In the following interview, WTIP’s Rhonda Silence speaks with Jen Kohan from the Minnesota Educators Academy about the...
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Longtime Cook County high school teacher and volleyball coach Pam Taylor is retiring at the end of this school year.  WTIP’s Sterling Anderson spoke with Taylor and others to reflect on her career.
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WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with ISD 166 superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall about the new activites director that will take over for Pam Taylor after she retires at the end of the school year, as well as other news from the recent school...
Cook County Schools. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with ISD 166 superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall about the recent resignation of a school board member, as well as other news from last week's school board meeting in Grand...

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I.S.D. 166 School Information
Cook County Schools
101 West Fifth Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: (218)387-2271

Superintendent: Dr. William Crandall
Phone: (218)387-2271, ext. 612

The members of the Cook County School Board are:

District 1 - Debra White

District 2 - Carrie Jansen

District 3 - Chris Goettl

District 4 - Sissy Lunde

District 5 – Empty

Great Expectations Charter School
Mail: PO Box 310 • Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: 218.387.9322

Director: Peter James
Birch Grove Community School
P.O. Box 2383
Tofte, MN 55615
Phone: 218-663-0170

Director: Diane Blanchette
218-663-0170 ext. 20
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