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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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Grand Avenue/Highway 23 Project Resumes Construction Schedule April 11; Second Summer Of Work Will See Completion In October

Heads up if you drive the Grand Avenue/Highway 23 route from Gary-New Duluth to West Duluth as part of your daily drive:  The second (and final) year of work on the major rehabilitation of the roadway will resume on Monday, April 11.

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Mother Nature Puts A Damper On Clean Sweep Event In Downtown Duluth; Cold And Snow Postpones Event That Was To Happen Wednesday April 6

The calendar may say "spring" - but Mother Nature knows differently;  Northlanders probably should, too.  The Clean Sweep event that was scheduled in downtown Duluth on Wednesday, April 6 has been temporarily postponed for a later date.

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UWS Students Present International Cooking Demo – April 2; Annual Event Celebrates The Tastes And Customs Of College’s International Students

It's a chance to smell and taste exciting and (maybe) exotic cuisine from around the world!  On Saturday, April 2, students and faculty from the University of Wisconsin-Superior will hold their annual World Student Association Cooking Demonstration event.

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Highway 53 Relocation Expected To Exceed $160 Million Budget; Range Lawmakers Seek An Additional $3.4 Million To Move Utility Lines

It should be no surprise that a project that's already been billed as one of Minnesota's biggest highway jobs is expected to overrun its projected budget.  As the move and bridgework inches towards its November 2017 completion date, I have the feeling that we'll see the need for additional funds to cover oversights.

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How Can I Get A Pothole Fixed? Both Duluth And Superior Invite People To Report Bad Potholes On Their Websites

I'm always hearing about the poor quality of our city streets every time someone from out of town visits;  the Twin Ports is notorious for having pothole-ridden streets.  So what do you do about it?

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Who’s Hiring In The Duluth-Superior Area? 7th Annual Northland Job Fair Happens April 5

There are jobs out there - if you make the right connections!  One of those places you can network is at the 7th annual Northland Job Fair - which happens Tuesday, April 5 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).

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Bakeries Feel The Pinch With Rising Costs Of Wheat
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Epicurious Magazine Draws Criticism For Publishing A Recipe Using Refrigerated Crescent Rolls

What is happening to the culinary world?  A year or so ago, I reported that Bon Appetit magazine drew the ire of the food world for publishing a recipe for "Dorito Bread".  At the time, many called out the publication for "dumbing down" its creativity to appeal to the lowest common denominator.  Now it appears that another revered cooking journal is seeing similar criticism.

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