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.
We’ve Become Outraged First, Ask Questions Later
Julianna's Restaurant had a black & white picture on the wall featuring people dressed as the Blue Man Group for Halloween and someone thought it was a racist depiction of "black face".
What Will Be The Law? Michiganders Or Michiganians?
Believe it or not our lawmakers in Lansing are actually debating to make a law stating that we are Michiganders or Michiganians.
What Restaurant Chains Should Come To Portage?
Mayoral candidate Patricia Randall was on the Rocker Morning Show and wants to make it easier to attract business to the Westnedge corridor. What do we want?
Avoiding Car/Deer Crashes. I Almost had One This Morning.
I was headed to work this morning and all of a sudden a big doe was right in front of my car and I didn't have time to react. Turns out, that was a good thing.
1987 Computer Video Was So Wrong And So Right
A 1987 video predicts the laptop, the touch screen, the iPad, a virtual assistant like Siri and the ability to access something like the internet 2 years early.
See & Hear Actual Ghosts On Halloween
Dan Holroyd and Deb Parra from the Southern Michigan Paranormals stopped in for their annual Halloween visit. As usual, the stories were mind-boggling and the audio we played gave us goose bumps.
FireKeepers Costume Contest Was Incredible [Photo Gallery]
We look forward to it every year and every year it get bigger and better.
I Feel The Need For Mead!
Kevin Dines from American Brewers Inc. stopped by to get us ready for the Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival next Saturday at Wings Event Center. This was my first experience with, what many believe, is the oldest form of alcohol- Mead.
Does Stefani’s Hat Have A Name?
Stefani has been wearing this hat for years and it finally dawned on me that I don't know what it's called. Not even Stefani knows. She says it's some kind of military hat and I think it looks like the one that LaBeau wore in the Hogan's Heroes TV show...
McKelly’s Halloween Decorations Award #2 [Photo Gallery]
We continue the awards for favorite Halloween decorations from my neighborhood and elsewhere. The 2nd award is for the work that was involved and the actual items used to make the presentation. Check it all out.