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Steve Tanko

Here's more than you ever cared to know about me. I'm a "lifer".  ...Born and raised on Minnesota's Iron Range...moving to the Twin Ports area 20 years ago. I've worked for these radio stations for18 years and love every minute of it.  Although you hear me on the radio during the mid-day, my main role is Production Manager for our stations - writing and producing commercials. In my spare time (what's that?)  I'm married with one child.  I'm active in my son's school and volunteer in the community and serve on a variety of boards and committees.  I love to cook and have collected records for my entire life.  Although I spin "the Northland's Favorite Hits" on the radio, my collection is mostly comprised of classic country.   I'm also interested in business and economics. Thanks for listening!!
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What Does Grape Salad Have To Do With Thanksgiving In Minnesota? New York Times Article Claims The Side Dish As Minnesota’s Quintessential Thanksgiving Compliment

Have you ever heard of Grape Salad?  Does it play a large part of your families Thanksgiving meal?  Apparently the New York Times thinks so!

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What Are The Safest Cities In Minnesota? Two Northland Communities Make The List

As things go, northern Minnesota is a relatively safe place to live.  We're semi-safe from natural disasters and for whatever reason, we seem to have relatively low crime rates - as compared to major metropolitan areas.

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Cold Weather Snap Sets New National Record: November 18, 2014 Coldest Morning Recorded Since 1976

This has been an unseasonably cold week or so - and we're not even to Thanksgiving yet.  As if you needed another sign that things are in the deep-freeze, the nation set a new cold weather record on Tuesday, November 18 - with the coldest recorded morning temp since 1976.

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When Is The Tree Lighting Ceremony In Superior? Annual Christmas Event Happens Wednesday

It's almost that time of the year again;  The Christmas holiday season is just around the corner.  One of the annual traditions is the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce.

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(Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum)
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When Did Tanya Tucker And Glen Campbell Date? Tucker Wants To Say One Last Goodbye

George Jones and Tammy Wynette tied the knot - making their infamous relationship official.  Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker may not have gotten to the altar, but that doesn't mean that theirs was any less scandalous or headline-grabbing.  For the brief period of a year and a half (1980-1981), Campbell (who was 44 at the time)  and Tucker (then 21) turned heads, sang songs, abused substances, made headlines, and got everyone's attention in the process.  And when it was over, what started spontaneously was ended just as quick.  Or was it?

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What Are Police Doing About The Drug Problem In The City Of Superior? A Public Meeting Details Their Efforts On November 18

The public is invited to a meeting on Tuesday, November 18 to address the efforts that the City of Superior and the Superior Police Department have in the fight against drugs in our community.

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