Steve Tanko is a life-long resident of the Northland. He was born on the Iron Range and has lived in the Twin Ports all of his adult years. He first started working for the company that owns this radio station in 1993. Although you hear him in the afternoons on KOOL 101.7, his primary role for the company is Regional Production Manager - writing and producing the commercials you hear. He's married with one son. In his free time, Steve enjoys cooking, collecting records (primarily classic country), and studying history and politics. He is also very involved in the community, volunteering time for a variety of boards and committees.
Wisconsin Woman Charged With Homicide After Superior Overdose Death
A Superior woman faces four felony charges in connection with the overdose death of a Wisconsin man earlier this winter.
MNDOT Announces 2023 Summer Road Construction Projects, Includes Two Major Northland Work Sites
MNDOT has announced their list of significant statewide road construction projects for the 2023 season; some local work sites are included.
Superior Considers Selling Gas Generated At City Landfill For Unique Energy Use In Cryptocurrency
The City of Superior signed a letter of intent with an energy company to use the gas created at the landfill for cryptocurrency mining.
40th Avenue West Onramp Closure For Duluth’s I-35, April 17
MNDOT is alerting drivers to a one-day closure for an onramp on I-35's southbound lanes in Duluth.
Superior Announces Dates For 2023 Free Landfill Days
Here are the details about the annual Spring Landfill Days Event, happening in April 2023 in Superior; get rid of accumulated items you no longer want.
Traffic Impacts For Duluth’s Twin Ports Interchange Project Start April 12
A week and a half-long traffic and lane change will impact drivers within the Twin Ports Interchange Project in Duluth, starting April 12.
Former Superior Non-Profit Executive Director Faces Theft Charges
The former Executive Director of a non-profit agency in Superior is facing felony charges related to more than $86,000 in missing funds.
Highway 61 Bridge Project Starts April 10 On Duluth’s North Shore
A summer bridge project on Highway 61 is expected to get underway on April 10. Drivers should anticipate full-road closures that could last up to 15 minutes at a time.
MNDOT Funds Nine Freight Rail Improvement Projects In Minnesota To Help Local Economic Development
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will invest $6.95 million on nine freight rail projects throughout the state as a way to help local economic development.
Superior School District Sees Graduation Rates Rise Significantly
Graduation rates in the Superior School District have reversed course, increasing significantly over the last two years.