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English as a Second Language important at ISD 166

Cook County School District 166 had some new students in attendance in recent weeks. Their family moved to the North Shore from Puerto Rico.


Cook County Schools CLOSED Tuesday and Wednesday due to hazardous weather

 The National Weather Service has declared the next week as “a period of historic cold temperatures and life-threatening wind chills.” For that reason, all Cook County Schools ar

Great Expectations School in Grand Marais on a wintry day

Checking in with Great Expectations School

Great Expectations School (GES) in Grand Marais is governed by a school board and the board meets the first and third Thursday of each month.

School Board Chair Sissy Lunde and Superintendent Bill Crandall

Superintendent shares news of School District 166

School District 166 met on January 3, 2019 for its annual organizational meeting, as well as its regular meeting.

Snow again

Local schools closed Monday due to weather

Local Cook County School District 166 and Great Expectations school are closed Jan. 7 due to weather conditions. Birch Grove Community School in Tofte is also closed. 

Outgoing School District 166 board member Chris Goettl thanked his colleagues and the community at his last meeting on Dec. 13

Last school board meeting for Chris Goettl

The first School District 166 board meeting of 2019 will be the first for newly elected board member Rena Rogers. 

Great Expectatiions School

Catching up with Great Expectations School

WTIP periodically checks in with our local schools.

School District 166 - Eagle entrance

Superintendent answers levy and language questions

The school board of School District 166 will be meeting on Thursday, December 13 for a regular meeting and for its Truth-in-Taxation session.

School District 166 - Eagle entrance

School lock-down rumors unfounded

Rumors surfaced throughout the community on Friday, November 30 that School District 166 had initiated a "lock-down" on the Grand Marais campus in response to some sort of threat.

Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall

An update from ISD 166 Superintendent Bill Crandall

WTIP periodically checks in with Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall about activities at  School District 166. WTIP's Rhonda Silence spoke with Dr.