Mike McKelly has been the host of The Rocker Morning Show in Kalamazoo, MI for 27 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, Aaron, Lauren and granddaughters Peyton, Sawyer and Madelyn.
There’s A Prankster At The Rocker
Over the last several months there have been incidences of 'pranking' going on in the office areas here at Townsquare Media. Ya know, little things that people do to be funny or childish which we love. But just recently, one of our colleagues had his whole office cellophaned!&n…
Will You Go To An Outdoor Concert?
There are a lot of people asking a lot of questions in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting. One thing that dawned on me was whether I would go to an outdoor concert like this in an area where there are so much is uncontrolled like buildings, etc.
Bonteboktoberfest Is Back
Tis the season for October fests and beer fests in general. The event coming up at Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek is certainly one of a kind. You sacrifice your liver to save the Botebok a rare species of antelope which is part of the Wild Africa area at the zoo.
Amazing Restaurant Coming To Trade Center In Portage
There is certainly a lot going on, going up and going in at the Trade Center site on the North side of I94 between S. Westnedge Ave and Oakland Dr in Portage. Along with the signature businesses and hotels, we're starting to see movement on one of the next phases in the plans- resta…
Here’s What’s Going In At The Foundry Downtown Kalamazoo
The sign went up right away on E. Michigan Ave. downtown Kalamazoo and from the looks of things early, many thought it was another brewery. Instead, The Foundry will be a mixed-use office development.
Kalamazoo’s Heritage Guitar To Become National Destination
I thought this was a great idea when I heard it the first time back in 2006 when I SAID IT!!! It was during the filming of Kalamazoo?, which featured me in an important supporting role, and we were talking to the movie's director Battle Creek's own David O'Malley when we started…
Kalamazoo Hurricane Irma Relief Effort
Loy Norrix, MSU and NFL standout Todd "TJ" Duckett and his "Hands Up" Foundation are once again coming to the rescue of hurricane victims.
The Perfect Caption For Stefani
Stefani recently had some pictures taken for publicity. The acting world calls them "head shots" and the photographer Johnathan Brandt did a fantastic job. But as I was looking at this one in particular, it struck me as needing an obvious caption. See if you agree…
Are People Now Asking About This Statue In Bronson Park?
We already know about the controversy surrounding the "Fountain Of The Pioneers" sculpture part of the Bronson Park Fountain. Now, due to recent events in Charlottesville, VA, cities across America are taking stock of statues and memorials. Is it possible that the life …
Top 10 Stolen Cars In Michigan
It doesn't happen very often to someone you know these days but a friend of mine had his car stolen from in front of his house. As we went through the process of the best way to try and get it back, I came across a June 2017 article by Steven Gursten in Lawyers Weekly that listed the top …