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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!!
Silhouettes of Diverse International Students Celebrating Graduation
Robert Churchill
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Superior Senior High School’s Chemical-Free All-Night Graduation Party Gets Help From Alumni

The 25-year tradition of a Chemical-Free All-Night Graduation Party for Superior Senior High School is in danger.  The event costs more than $18,000 each year to put on and the account that funds it was empty at the start of the school year.  Officials with the party put the word out and now it appears that salavation might be coming from past graduates.

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Car Crushed by Tree
Graham Prentice
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Tree Clearing Project On Highway 169 To Delay Traffic Near Ely

Minnesota might be the "land of 10,000 lakes" - but there are probably millions of trees to go along with them - especially up in our neck of the woods.  But, a multi-month project to make way for the Highway 1/169 Eagles Nest Lake Area Project will see a lot of them going away.

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Dinner or lunch in restaurant
kzenon
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The Five Most-Romantic Restaurants In Duluth – Superior For Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and they always say that the way to someones heart is through their stomach!  Face it - a romantic dinner is one of the stereotyped ways that people celebrate Cupid's holiday.

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Mature Cupid
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Free Valentine’s Skating Party Happens Tonight At Duluth Heritage Sports Center

Cupid will have to lace up a pair of skates to shoot her arrows on Valentine's Day! The City of Duluth is inviting everyone to a free Valentine's Skate for Your Heart Party at the Duluth Heritage Sports Center - this evening starting at 6:30 PM.

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St Louis County
St Louis County
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Sherry Rodriguez Re-Appointed St. Louis County’s Veterans Service Officer

With a unanimous vote, St. Louis County Commissioners approved the re-appointment of Sherry Rodriguez as the county's Veterans Service Officer.  The position is an important one in the northland, overseeing the staff that serves veterans out of offices in Duluth, Virginia, Hibbing, and Ely.  As their point of contact, the Veterans Service Officer assists veterans in navigating the necessary paperwork to receive the benefits they've earned.

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Quad Bike Mud Fun
Michael Dodd
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St. Louis County To Decide On ATV Use On Roads; Hearings Scheduled For Public Opinion

There are plenty of ATV users in St. Louis County and the northland is home to hundreds of miles of trails.  In the future, riders might be able to use county roads;  a proposal to allow ATV use on some county roads is being circulated right now and lawmakers want to get your opinions.

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Duluth Police
Duluth Police
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Republic Bank Robbery Suspect Sought By Duluth Police

The Duluth Police Department has released the surveillance photos of the suspect wanted in connection with yesterday's robbery of the West Duluth Super One Republic Bank.  The robbery occurred at 4:40 PM.  Officials have released no other details at this time.

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