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.
Former Superior Hotel GM Charged With Stealing More Than $65K From The Business
The former General Manager of the Best Western Hotel in Superior is charged with stealing more than $65,000 over an eight month period.
Superior Man Faces Felony Charges For 32-Pound Box Of Marijuana Delivered To Neighboring House
A Superior man faces felony charges for his involvement when a 32-pound box of marijuana was delivered to a bank-owned home two doors down from his.
Homicide Charges For Superior Man Involved In Drug Overdose Death
A Superior man faces felony charges connected with his involvement in a fentanyl drug overdose death this past winter.
Superior Would Cut Snow Removal Time By Half For Homeowners With Ordinance Change
A proposed ordinance change would reduce the time Superior property owners have to remove snow from sidewalks - from 48 to 24 hours after the snow ends.
Wisconsin Commits $8 Million To Fund Drug Treatment Statewide
The State of Wisconsin is pledging $8 million in grant money to provide drug treatment for more than 4,000 individuals in an effort to battle the drug crisis.
Duluth + Superior Firefighters Participate In Joint Training Session
Members of the Duluth and Superior Fire Departments recently participated in a joint training session.
Superior Man Faces 5th OWI Charges In Wisconsin Court Appearance
A Superior man is facing his 7th Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) charge stemming from a traffic stop in February.
Superior School Bus Crash Being Investigated Following One-Vehicle Incident
A Superior School District bus was involved in a one-vehicle crash that authorities are investigating, causing it to roll over.
City Of Superior To Drop Employee Appeals Process For Letters Of Reprimand
The City of Superior is planning to drop the appeal process employees can use for letters of reprimand. The change comes following the resignation of the City Clerk.
Highway 23 Resurfacing Project Set To Start In Gary New Duluth
A summer-long resurfacing project will create traffic impacts on Highway 23 through Gary New Duluth.
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.