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.
Great Michigan Sheriff Story
It's no secret we at The Rocker are big supporters of law enforcement and all first responders so it's only natural that when we hear about a story that shows deputies doing the extraordinary thing we want to pass it along.
The 10 Commandments Of Beer
As we get ready for Kalamazoo On Tap May 20th at Homer-Stryker Field I think it's necessary that we establish, what I believe, are the 10 Commandments Of Beer.
Stuff The Camper Thanks You
Wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came out to Stuff The Camper V. the outpouring of generosity never ceases to amaze me. It feels so good that we can call on the RK-Army to get the job done anytime.
The Newest Cool Place To Eat [Photo Gallery]
We were honored and privileged to be a part of the grand opening of The Fire Hub at Kendall and Dickman in Battle Creek. The converted #4 Fire Station has retained it's historic integrity and also has state of the art restaurant facilities. This is truly one of the coolest places to…
10 Memes that Only People In Kalamazoo Get
The murderer posting his horrific act on Facebook and then people sharing the horror reminds me that there is so much wrong with social media. But we have to remember that there are a lot of cool and funny things too. One of my favorites are memes.
Meet the K9s Without Getting Chased
As I've mentioned many times, we can't do enough to support our law enforcement community and first responders. The fact is, we're spoiled with the great job they all do to keep us safe and well. So anytime we have an opportunity to say thanks, I think we should do it.
5 Words Michiganders Pronounce Wrong
A few months ago we were all introduced to "Ope"; the word/noise we make instead of saying excuse me. Unbeknownst to me, "Ope" hit a nerve not only with Michiganders but also many in the Midwest and around the country. So maybe "Ope" isn&ap…
Win You Pick The Trip 2
The Rocker and Paragon Auto Sales In Portage present the next "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 June 3rd and June 23rd. Catch a game at …
Stuff The Camper For At-Risk Kids
Once again The Rocker and Haylett Auto & RV in Coldwater present the 2017 "Stuff The Camper" to help at-risk kids with stuff they'll need to spend a week at Pretty Lake Camp in Mattawan.
Paw Paw Wine Maker’s Nice Legacy Lives On
Dear friend of The Rocker Morning Show Dave Braganini left us all too soon last year and the "most interesting man" in S.W. Michigan, as I called him, continues to be missed by us and many others. But as WWMT News Channel 3 reported this week his legacy will live on.