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.
Move Over to The Right Lane After You Pass! It’s Michigan Law!
Are you like me? An exceptional driver who has had it with people who have absolutely no clue? I don't want to be the "Get off My Lawn" guy but doesn't it seem like more divers either don't know simple rules of the road or maybe don't care.
The Most Expensive Home In Michigan
Remember "Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous" with Robin Leach? Caviar dreams and champagne wishes? Celebrity mega-mansions that were examples of pure excess. Well, there's a "mega-cabin" on Lake Superior that gives them a run for their…
St Patty’s Breakfast Broadcast. O.P. Turns 21
Olde Peninsula Brewpub & Restaurant turned 21 today and we celebrated as we always do with the annual Rocker Morning Show Breakfast Broadcast. This, of course, a pivotal birthday for O.P. because now they're old enough to drink and we certainly did a lot of that.
The Next Hidden Michigan Vacation Gem
With Spring arriving next week, it's not too early to start planning your in-state vaca; your stay-cation; whatever you want to call it. Michigan is a destination for the rest of the country and the world for that matter. Why not explore the possibilities ourselves.
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 alway…
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 a…
One Of The Hidden Vacation Gems In Michigan
This year our vacation goals are to make worthy road trips to some of the coolest places in Michigan. We've been to South Haven and other places along the shore. For that matter, we've been to most of the "obvious" spots. So we decided to do some researc…
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 yours…
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 b…
Witches Want My Apology
It never ceases to amaze me how sensitive so many have become. Political correctness has given way to outright outrage at every little thing. A vast majority of otherwise normal human beings have taken to whining and complaining for the sake of whining and complaining.