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.
MNDOT Reminds Drivers To ‘Keep Your Cool’ In Work Zones This 4th Of July
A reminder from MNDOT to slow down and be cautious while traveling through active work zones this summer driving season.
Dole Sesame Asian Chopped Salad Kits Recalled
A popular brand of ready-made salad kits is being recalled. The United States Food and Drug Administration is reporting that Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of their Dole Sesame Asian Chopped Salad Kit.
Food Club Garlic Powder Recall
A voluntary recall has been issued on a popular store-brand of seasoning. B&G Foods has announced that they are recalling specific containers of their Food Club Garlic Powder due to undeclared allergen concerns.
Prestone Anti-Freeze Recall
A voluntary recall has been issued on a popular brand of automotive anti-freeze products
MNDOT Conducts Annual Snowplow Operator Training
If you see snowplows out on the highway the next week or so, don't be alarmed - you're not seeing things!
Minnesota + Wisconsin Added To New York’s Travel Advisory List
Northlanders looking to travel to New York will need to self-quarantine for 14 days before they can enjoy the sights and sounds. Both Minnesota and Wisconsin were just added to New York's Travel Advisory List - joining 20 other states.
Purina Animal Nutrition Recalls Four Pet Food Brand Products
Heads up if you have rabbits, turkey, or chickens and use Purina Animal Nutrition pet foods: There has been a recall of four different brands of their product; the voluntary recall comes after some of the animals have gotten sick and in some cases - died.
What Common Disinfectants Will Kill Coronavirus?
Find out if your favorite brand of disinfectant is successful at killing the Coronavirus on surfaces.
Top Ten Board Games From The 70’s That Are Still Available From Amazon
Some of your favorite board games from the 1970's are still available - but you may need to dig a little. These ten familiar titles are available from Amazon.