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Steve Tanko

I’m a proud life-long resident of the Northland: Born and raised on the Iron Range, I’ve lived in the Twin Ports all of my adult years. I enjoy the fact that we get to enjoy all four seasons and I love the natural beauty that our area provides. I’m worked for the company that owns KOOL 101.7 since 1993 and I enjoy the fact that no two days are ever the same. Although you hear me on the radio during the mid-day shift, my mail role is Production Manager for our stations – writing and producing the commercials you hear. I’m married with one son. In my spare time (what is that?) I enjoy cooking, collecting records (primarily classic country), studying history and politics and being involved in the community on a variety of boards and committees.
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Duluth Police Warn Against ‘We Could Not Deliver Your Parcel’ Email Scam

Unfortunately, the holidays are a ripe time for criminals to target unsuspecting individuals.  The Duluth Police are warning about a new scam making its rounds that leans on the delivery of Christmas gifts as its base.

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MNDOT Increases Winter Truck Loads For Northern Minnesota

If you're involved with the logging or trucking industry, one of the dates that you use to mark winter and spring is with the increase (or decrease) of load limits.  Truck operators in the Northland will see the announcement from the Minnesota Department of Transportation regarding load increases as a sure sign that winter has arrived!

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Construction On Canal Park Electric Car Charging Station Begins

The City of Duluth is making it easier for hybrid vehicles to power-up in Canal Park!  Construction begins on a new 9-car electric car charging station in Canal Park on Tuesday, December 13;  the charging station will be located in the parking lot area by teh former Endion Station Building.

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City Of Superior Offers Land For Sale

Looking for a good deal on land in the Twin Ports? The City of Superior and the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Superior are offering parcels of land for bid.  The parcels are currently zone for a wide variety of uses - from industrial, commercial and mixed-use to residential.

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