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School District 166 buses ready to pick students. File photo Rhonda Silence
Thursday, October 22, was a very busy day for School District 166. The district re-opened its doors to students from kindergarten through third grade in a hybrid learning model and in the evening held a school board meeting.

The meeting was one of the shortest held in months and...
School District 166 - Eagle entrance
There is a special meeting of the ISD 166 School Board tomorrow night (Oct. 13).

The school board will discuss bringing back a hybrid learning model for students who are at the kindergarten through third grade levels at ISD 166. School administration and members of the local Incident...
ISD 166 photo by CJHeithoff
In a sudden shift of policy, the Minnesota State High School League announced today (Oct. 8) that a limited number of fans will now be allowed to attend indoor sporting events.

This includes tonight’s season opener for the Cook County Vikings volleyball team. The Vikings...
Lindsey Gau (left) and Stephanie Radloff are both running as write-in candidates for District 4 on the school board. File photos
There are two local residents running for the ISD 166 School Board District 4 seat as write-in candidates. Their names are Lindsey Gau and Stephanie Radloff.

Outgoing District 4 School Board Member Sissy Lunde chose not to file for reelection this year.

WTIP’s CJ...
Cook County School District 166 - WTIP file photo
On Saturday, Sept. 26, WTIP received the following statement from Cook County Schools Principal and acting ISD 166 Superintendent Megan Myers:

"Our school has had its first confirmed case of COVID-19. We have been in close communication with our Public Health professionals that...
School District 166 - Eagle entrance
The Minnesota State High School League this week approved fall seasons for football and volleyball after having decided previously to postpone the sports to next spring.

A football season of six games was approved, with practice starting Monday.  The first game is set for...
The welcoming wall at Cook County School District 166 - File photo
The September 17 meeting of the School District 166 school board started on a high note, with a report from the school's student representative, Hazel Oberholtzer.

Oberholtzer shared the results of an informal study she had done with her fellow students after the first day of...

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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 - Rena Rogers

District 4 - Sissy Lunde

District 5 – Dan Shirley

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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