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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.


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. 


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.


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.

School District 166

Superintendent addresses lawsuit and allegations

School District 166 has been in the news in recent days, as a civil lawsuit was filed against the district by a student alleging that he was unfairly suspended after being accused of sexual misconduct

ISD 166 Principal Megan Myers and Hibbing Community College Provost Michael Raich check out the new culinary arts space

School District 166 culinary arts classroom ready for students

Officials who played a role in the creation of the new School District 166 culinary arts area got a look at the new space on Monday, October 22. 

Rena Rogers is running for the District 3 seat at ISD 166

Meet the School District 166 board candidates

Election Day is fast approaching. It is November 6, but county residents will receive their mail ballots much earlier, probably mid-October.