Mike Tanner

News DIRECTOR for KNSI Radio

Mike Tanner began his radio career in his hometown of Sisseton, South Dakota in 1984 after graduating from Brown Institute. Mike has worked at a number of stations in the Upper Midwest over the years, including stops in Sioux Falls, Fargo and Minneapolis. 

Mike is married to wife Shannon, and has a daughter Meghan, who is an elementary education major and member of the Bison football and basketball cheer teams at North Dakota State University.

Mike joined Leighton Broadcasting in February 2012 and was named News Director in September, 2012.

Mike is a big fan of University of Minnesota sports teams, and loves following the Twins and NASCAR.

Recent Posts by Mike

SCSU Fall Commencement is Sunday

Dec 19, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) This is graduation weekend at St. Cloud State University, as they hold their 2014 Fall Commencement on Sunday.

Tainted caramel apples kill Minnesotans

Dec 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials say prepackaged caramel apples are linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states--including Minnesota.

AUDIO: Northstar will offer refunds

Dec 19, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Northstar commuter rail has announced a refund program for January that it hopes will lure customers back who've lost confidence in the service.

AUDIO: Unsettled weather next week

Dec 19, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) If you have travel plans early to midweek next week for the Christmas holiday, you'll want to keep an eye on the latest forecast.

Man killed by police identified

Dec 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man killed by Minnesota police after an apparent homicide and high-speed chase has been identified as a Washington state high school senior.

AUDIO: Fire destroys Browerville business

Dec 18, 2014

BROWERVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) Fire destroyed an auto repair shop just south of Browerville Wednesday.

Future of Tech HS up for a vote

Dec 18, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) What will happen to 97 year-old St. Cloud Tech High School? The answer to that question could start coming into focus tonight.

Protest planned at Mall of America

Dec 18, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Mall of America officials are urging organizers of a police brutality protest to take their demonstration elsewhere.

St. Cloud man arrested for arson

Dec 17, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A St. Cloud man is facing an arson charge for intentionally setting a fire in an apartment building in the 1200 block of 15th Street North in St. Cloud.

Minneapolis superintendent resigns

Dec 17, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Embattled Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson has abruptly resigned.

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