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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 New Sports Opportunities Will There Be In Duluth? A Public Open House On March 3 Details The Western Sports Corridor Mini-Master Plan

Sports enthusiasts - good news:  The City of Duluth is planning for the future of athletic facilities in the western part of our city. To get a sneak-peak, attend the open house scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 at the Wheeler Field House starting at 6PM.

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Where Is The Best Fish Fry In The Twin Ports?

Lent has begun and that means it's fish fry season!  However, I would argue that in the Northland, a good fish fry is always in season.  Many restaurants in the area offer their brand of battered fish, fries coleslaw, and maybe a dinner roll at a special price on Friday evening.

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Bob Dylan Clarifies His Remarks About Merle Haggard; No Apology For Tom T Hall

 

As we reported earlier, Bob Dylan had mean things to say about many of his contemporaries in the music world.  Dylans remarks occurred as he accepted a Person of the Year award from MusicCares - as part of Grammy week.

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City Of Duluth Accepting Nomination For Snow Angels; Recognition To Come For Those Who Help Keep The Sidewalks Clear Of Snow

Perhaps no one really likes to shovel snow.  However -  for some people - that task is made extra-hard due to physical challenges.  Throughout the winter season, many people often come to the aid of their neighbors and family members by helping them clear their property of snow.  Now, the City of Duluth wants to recognize them.

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Twin Ports Area Schools Receive Grants From The Minnesota Department Of Transportation; Money To Be Used For Safe Walking And Biking Routes

Schools in Duluth, Two Harbors, Cloquet, Carlton, and Esko were included in a recent grant-presentation from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  The mini grants were awarded as part of MNDOT's Safe Routes To School program

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How Can I Afford To Eat Healthy? West Duluth Branch Library Offers Help February 19

Most people want to eat health.  If you've tried to incorporate foods that are better for you into your diet, you've probably experienced the fact that "healthy" foods can be "pricy" foods.  The West Duluth Branch Library has a series of solutions and they're ready to offer them to the public for free - Thursday, February 19.

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