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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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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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How Do I Obtain A REAL ID Drivers License In Wisconsin? Important Changes Will Affect Wisconsin Drivers The Next Time They Renew Or Obtain A Drivers License

There has been an important change to the drivers license process that all drivers in Wisconsin will encounter the next time they go to renew their license.  Residents now have the ability to choose between two types of licenses:  a regular drivers license and a REAL ID drivers license.

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Water Main Repair To Happen February 11; Lincoln Park And Lower Piedmont Neighborhoods Affected

It's been a long winter for public works crews dealing with water issues.  A scheduled water main repair will occur on Wednesday, February 11.  City of Duluth Public Works and Utilities staff will repair a leak at west 3rd street and 14th Avenue west between 11AM and 7PM.  This work will affect one of the two ten-inch mains that serve the Lincoln Park and Piedmont neighborhoods.

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