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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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Port Town Trolly Returns To Downtown Duluth For Another Summer Of Fun

It's back!  One of the most-affordable and fun ways to explore the Canal Park/downtown Duluth area in the summertime is the Port Town Trolly.  The Duluth Transit Authority has announced its plans to roll out the red trolly car again for the 2016 summer season starting this Saturday, June 6.

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Free Fun This Weekend At Wisconsin State Parks; Wisconsin Department Of Natural Resources Invites Everyone To Enjoy The Park System June 6 And 7

Here's something fun for the entire family this weekend - and it's absolutely free!  June 6 and 7 is the annual Free Fun Weekend at those parks and trails that are governed by the WIDNR.  Simply put - you're invited to use the parks and trails without having to buy the usual day or season passes.

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Mississippi River Sign Project Almost Complete; Minnesota Department Of Transportation Wraps Up Three Year Work To Mark The Shoreline

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation say that work is almost finished on a three-year project to provide signage along the native shores of the Mississippi River.  By mid-July, the more than 800-mile river will include signs that help motorists and bicyclists better navigate the scenic byways that flank the waterway.

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10 Best Car Washes In The Duluth Superior Area

When summer rolls around, it seems like everyone wants to wash off that dirt and grime that Mother Nature inflicts upon our vehicles during the winter months.  The need for a car wash is especially important in the Northland - where road salt and sand can wreak havoc with the exterior finish of our vehicles if it's left on for any length of time.

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How Can I Buy Tax-Forfeited Land In Saint Louis County? Public Auction On June 11 Offers A Chance At Prime-Location Sites

3.1 acres on Park Point that includes 200 feet of shoreline.  Three large-scale sites in Morgan Park and Gary-New Duluth.  These are just a few of the tax-forfeited land properties up for sale at a public auction coming up on June 11 - representing the largest county land sale ever in its history.

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West Duluth Roadwork Begins First Of Two Year Phase On June 1

If you've ever driven between West Duluth and Gary-New Duluth, you know that Grand Avenue/Highway 23 is in rough shape.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation has entered a two-year project to fix the road and the first phase is about to begin.

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I-35 Roadwork To Happen June 1-3; Ramp Closures And Lane Restrictions To Affect Drivers

Summer is truly road work season.  A project that could affect drivers in the downtown Duluth area is getting ready to start on Monday.  Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be working on ramps and lanes on I-35 near the downtown Duluth area.

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