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.
Get Ready For Kalamazoo On Tap With A Quiz
Kalamazoo On Tap Craft Beer Festival is coming up on Saturday at Homer Stryker Field and one of my favorite things about craft beers is all the funny/weird names given to beers around the country and around the world. In fact, depending on the name I may or may not want to try a certain beer.&…
The Last McKelly On The Rocker Morning Show
It's always weird having one of my family on the show with me. It was no different this morning with the "last McKelly"; my daughter Lauren along with other Portage Northern High Schoolers Wes Hyames and Eli Barker. They came in this morning to tell all about the P…
Top 5 Restaurant Patios In S.W. Michigan
I just saw a list of, what is supposed to be, the best restaurant patios in Michigan and the only 2 in West Michigan was Founder's Brewery in Grand Rapids and the Curragh in Holland. Really? Really? Well I can tell you there are plenty of cool outside eating areas right around here.…
Top 10 Michigan Cities That Sound Dirty
Alright, let's get Climax and Colon out of the way because they are obvious. So I thought why not go back to middle school and laugh about all the city names in Michigan that sound dirty. Here's my Top 10...
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.