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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.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces $90 Million Road Infrastructure Project
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Highway 105 Chip Seal Project Happens This Week

A road construction project on Wisconsin State Highway 105 took some people by surprise. Drivers who took the route to work or home in the morning were greeted with a different road surface in the afternoon. Workers with Douglas County were busy flooding the highway with loose gravel in advance of chip seal work.

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Obama's New Budget Calls For Major Investments Into Public Works Projects
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I-35/Blatnik Bridge Work This Week

Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be performing a variety of repair projects this week along I-35 and the Blatnik Bridge. The work will primarily occur during the daytime hours of 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM.

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Superior’s North 58th Street Closed August 28-September 1 For Pipeline Work

A popular "cross-town route" in Superior will be closed this week. North 58th Street - between Cedar Avenue and Weeks Avenue - will be closed completely to traffic starting Monday, August 28 at 7:00 AM; in addition, the bike trail will also be closed.

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Price of Water Set To Rise
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Clean Water Council Meets In Duluth August 27-28

With Lake Superior in our backyard, it's no wonder that many in the Northland take a great interest in making sure our waterways are in the best shape possible. To facilitate many of the initiatives in our area, the Clean Water Council was established. The next meeting of the Clean Water Council will be held in the Duluth area, August 27-28.

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