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Dr. William Crandall is superintendent for ISD 166 and 381, which includes the Two Harbors High School. Image by ISD 381

Superintendent Crandall on school threat closure in Two Harbors

Two Harbors High School was closed on Thursday, September 19, after school staff heard about a possible threat.

School District 166 Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Superintendent talks staffing, finances at ISD 166

The school board of Cook County Schools/School District 166 met on Thursday, August 15. On the agenda was a variety of issues related to the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

ISD 166 Board Chair Sissy Lunde and Superintendent Bill Crandall at a recent school board meeting - Photo by Rhonda Silence

Personnel matters top School Board agenda

The School District 166 school board met on Thursday, July 25 in the Jane Mianowski conference room at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. WTIP caught up with Superintendent Dr.

The heavy, wet snowfall of April 29 has led to a two-hour delay at local schools. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Schools announce two-hour delay

Due to the heavy, wet snow that has fallen on Monday, April 29 and the anticipated continued poor weather, School District 166, Oshki Ogimaag and Great Expections School schools have announced a two-h

School District 166 Board Chair Sissy Lunde and Superintendent Bill Crandall - Photo by Rhonda Silence

School District 166 update from superintendent

The School District 166 board meet on Thursday, April 18 for a meeting that included discussion of financial goals and some personnel matters.

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.


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.