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Mike McKelly

Mike McKelly has been the host of The Rocker Morning Show in Kalamazoo, MI for nearly 25 years which means hundreds of thousands have woken up with Mike and didn’t have to chew their arm off.  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, Erin, Lauren and granddaughter Peyton.

Schedule

Su 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images
Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images
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Living The McKelly Sign-Off

If you listen to the end of every Rocker Morning Show, I always ask you to: "Try and be nicer and smarter."  If you listen from BEGINNING to end, congratulations on having the stomach to last that long

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Category: Articles
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Ron Perlman And The Origin Of Jamoke

 

When we spoke to Golden Globe winner Ron Perlman ( best known for Hell Boy and Clay from Sons of Anarchy) on The Rocker Morning Show, it was Stefani who was most excited.  She's been a huge fan for many years.

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Getty Images
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The McKelly Pumpkin Tradition

Ever since our kids were old enough to eat candy — and old enough to know what Halloween was — their mother always put a pumpkin on the counter filled with treats right around Oct. 1.

Little did I know, until recently, that the appearance of the pumpkin held not only a seasonal impact on the kids but also an emotional one

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Getting Ready for Oktobeerfest

My dad always said, "You can't drink all day, unless you start in the morning."

So, it was necessary to have Michael Biddick from Saugatuck Brewing Company and Brian Mills from IHS Distributing on the WRKR Rocker show this morning to "taste

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Category: Articles
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Photo by McKelly
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Rocker Truck Masterpiece

The wait is over.  After nearly 25 years, my dream has come true.  The latest edition of the Rocker Truck was unveiled this morning with the help of Rich from Wraps n Signs the artists responsible for, what I believe is, a masterpiece.  I never knew exactly what I wante

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Category: Articles
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Photo by Mckelly
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Mike McKelly: Relationship Expert?

My wife Karla and I have been married almost 29 years and, in that time, I can count on one hand the number of times we were mad at each other for more than a day.  Over the years I've been asked advice concerning a successful relationship but rather than doling it out individually, I think it's time to make such advice available to everyone

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Where’s the R O C K In The AMAs?

What year is this???  Haven't they learned anything???  They being the powers that be who decide on the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame, the People's Choice Awards and, the latest SHAM, The American Music Awards!!!  Talk about the worst piece of crap list in the history of music

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Huey Lewis and the News
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Huey Lewis: Meeting Mike McKelly, Plays Kalamazoo Sunday [Interview]

It was almost 28 years ago when a young couple living and working in Akron, Ohio went to see Huey Lewis and the News at the Cleveland Coliseum.

With a baby on board, later to be named Ryan, they ventured backstage.

I was working for

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Photo by McKelly
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DC Strong Goes Off Road

Hopefully, by now, you've heard the miraculous story of 19 year old Dustan Colyer. Sure it's a miracle(s) that he's still with us but more remarkable are the miracles that he and DC Strong perform for other kids with cancer

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Category: Articles
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Photo by McKelly
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Great Time At Kalamazoo’s .1K

It was a perfect Saturday morning that turned into a perfect afternoon in downtown Kalamazoo for the second annual .1K, benefiting Hospice Care of S.W. Michigan.

Hundreds of "runners" turned out to "r

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