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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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Payless Shoes To Close 500 Stores Under Bankruptcy Protection

A familiar source of footwear - and one of the largest shoe store chains in America - is looking at restructuring their debt under bankruptcy protection.  The move would also see Payless ShoeSource close up to 500 of their smaller stores throughout the country in an effort to reduce overhead.

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Wisconsin’s Do-Not-Call List Becomes Permanent

If you're like most people, you've done due-diligence every two years - re-registering your telephone number with the Do Not Call List database - effectively removing your digits from the phone lists that get sold to telemarketers.  While the registry was a welcome respite from having a slew of telemarketers solicit you (at some of the most inopportune times).

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Ogden Avenue To Close Due To Discovery Of Unexpected Underground Tank

If you've been following the Belknap Street project, you know that the two-year work kicked off on Monday - with the first cycle of work focusing on the eastern and western edges of the cross-town thoroughfare.  A discovery made while crews were setting up temporary light signals is prompting a slight change of plans and an unexpected road closure.

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