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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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Pine County Road Work On Highway 70 Starts May 18

Drivers near Rock Creek that might take the HIghway 70 shortcut to Wisconsin will need to find an alternative route for a while.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced a resurfacing project for that stretch of highway that's scheduled to start on Monday, May 18.

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Who’s Playing The Minnesota State Fair? Free Music Acts Are A Great Value

Over 25 years ago - by pure happenstance - I saw country singer Lionel Cartwright in one of the free pavilions at the Minnesota State Fair.  I was already at the fair and happened upon the concerts start just by chance.  The show made my day and I am still glad that I had the opportunity to see him in concert - especially for free!

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Minnesota Vikings’ New Stadium Spells The End For 25,000-Plus Record Collection

When the Minnesota Vikings move into their new home, chances are no one will give a passing thought as to what used to be located in its place.  One of those buildings that is being demolished to make way for pro football is the Star Tribune's current office building.  Some of the current employees of the so-called "Strib" may be looking forward to moving into new digs, but the situation has created a problem for one staffer.

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How Can I Be A Better Cook? Some Tips Toward Better Results In The Kitchen

I cook a lot.  People (especially co-workers) tend to come to me for advice on how to make their time in the kitchen a better experience.  My tips are pretty basic - but they usually result in an eye roll or two.  (Hey - if you don't want to hear the truth, don't ask - right?)  I usually start by suggesting that they use the freshest-possible ingredients and never - I mean never - use a box mix;  Processed food should be avoided at all costs.

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Cathedral School Panther Pant 2015 Happens May 29; Early Registration Ends May 15

The 11th annual Cathedral School Panther Pant 5K Walk/Run happens Friday, May 29 in Superior.  This event is an excellent way for runners to put their winter training to the test at the onset of the upcoming marathon season.

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