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ISD 166 appoints new school board member

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.

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Local basketball seasons under way in Cook County

The basketball season is under way for the local high school basketball teams.

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School hears comments on honoring residents with court, field names

The board of the local school district (ISD 166) held a special meeting Dec. 4 primarily to accept the resignation of Principal Adam Nelson.

School invites public to talk about racism

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

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Pam Taylor reflects on career as teacher and coach

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

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ISD 166 superintendent on new activities director

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with ISD 166 superintendent Dr.

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Superintendent discusses school board member resignation

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with ISD 166 superintendent Dr.

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New language and culture class at ISD 166

There's a new class at ISD 166 this year that focuses on language and cultures from around the world. The class is funded through a grant in the 2017-18 school year.

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ISD 166 releases statement in response to allegations of racist bullying in local schools

A group of concerned residents gathered in downtown Grand Marais on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to discuss recent reports of racism in the local school district.


GES growth and expansion plans

As Great Expectations continues to grow, a need for expansion is becoming greater.  WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Great Expectations administrator Peter James about that topic and more.