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Mike McKelly

Mike McKelly has been the host of The Rocker Morning Show in Kalamazoo, MI for 25 years which means hundreds of thousands have woken up with Mike and many have grown up with him. Ironically, Mike has never grown up. In addition to his wake up duties, Mike is the Operations Manager overseeing programming for the 4 Townsquare Media stations. He enjoys all sports, playing golf, movies that make him cry and an occasional Brandy Old Fashion. Mike and his wife Karla live in Portage, MI and are the proud parents of 4 great kids Ryan, Kaitlyn, Erin, Lauren and granddaughters Peyton and Sawyer.
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Win The 2017 Rocker Garage

1077 RKR presents the 2017 Rocker Garage.  Once again, you could win everything in the Rocker Garage and this year we're talkin around $12,000 of items will be found inside.  To win listen for the garage sounder weekdays at 8:15 & 11:15am and 2:15 & 5:15pm. When you hear it be caller 10 at 269-978-1077 and you're qualified to win.  Plus, there will be live events where you can sign up to win.

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What Is Downtown Kalamazoo Thinking?

Remember a few years ago when there was talk of building an arena in those empty parking lots West of downtown Kalamazoo?  Turned out it wasn't feasible due in part to the fact that a larger, centralized arena wasn't necessary to accommodate all the fans that couldn't get into events that were always sold out. Then there was the "If you build it, they will come" theory that was supposed to revitalize the entire downtown.  Sure, it's worked in other cities but I don't think it would work here.

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Win A Trip You Get To Pick

The Rocker and Paragon Auto Sales In Portage present the first "You Pick The Trip" of 2017!!! Get out of town and pick where you want to go. You can choose to fly to any U.S. city where a Major League Baseball game is played between May 3rd and May 23rd. Catch a game at an iconic stadium or how about the Tigers in L.A., Phoenix or the Bay Area.

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The Sound Michiganders Make Instead Of Saying Excuse Me

Somebody from another part of the country brought to my attention the other day that we Michiganders make a sound when we have to get past someone or accidentally bump into someone other than saying 'excuse me.' Or when something bad or awkward happens.  See if you've found yourself saying the word "ope".  That's right "ope".

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Time For A Roundabout Rules Refresher

Ok...So...I figured by now everybody has had a chance to get used to the new roundabouts that we use on a regular basis.  For me, the 2 on Sprinkle Rd and I94 are my most traveled.  Then there's the one at Miham and 12th in Portage.  Maybe it's just me but I think people should've figured them out by now.  But in case you or someone you know hasn't, here are some basis common sense rules to follow...

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