I grew up with mom and dad, who was also in radio, exposing me to the likes of Barry Manilow, Bread, Melissa Manchester and other 70's soft rock staples. Hey, I can appreciate the good in any genre of music but that was a lot of work. I do love Neil Diamond, especially because he has an album called "Velvet Gloves and Spit". I was in the 7th grade at Washington Junior High School when my life would change. A kid at school, name Lee Burger, had a cassette of Van Halen's "Fair Warning" that he had to get rid of. He told me it had swearing on it and his mom wouldn't let him have it. Sold! I believe I gave him $2 and a lunch ticket for my first Van Halen cassette and it was the best money I ever spent. I would listen to that all the time, and then would save money so that I could buy even more Van Halen music, listening very closely to it all on my shiny new Sony Walkman. Realizing there's a whole new world out there, all my money and every birthday wish list would go towards music. Van Halen led to Led Zepplin, then the likes of Aerosmith, Kiss, AC/DC, Rush, Journey, and on and on. This was the 80's and the MTV Generation so I also got into the likes of Ratt, Dokken, Skid Row, Poison, Whitesnake and all the other bands that sang about parties and had hot girls in their videos. Hey, I was a chubby kid with a mullet so I had to live vicariously through these guys. Bottom line I loved music as a kid and that has never changed. I love the rock that we play everyday on Sasquatch 106-5 and I thank you for joining us for the party. Let us know what you want to hear and what you want to see at SquatchRocks.com. If you want a t-shirt, make sure to "Like" us on Facebook -- you never know who we'll surprise.
It’s Rail Safety Week! Get Tips Here to Stay Safe Crossing Tracks
It's Rail Safety Week now through Saturday, September 29 in Minnesota and Operation Lifesaver, along with MNDOT have crucial life-saving tips when crossing railroad tracks.
Zebra Mussels Confirmed Near Grand Rapids
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is confirming a report of zebra mussels Blandin Reservoir on the Mississippi River, abutting the city of Grand Rapids.
September 25 is National Voter Registration Day; Early Voting Underway in Duluth
Tuesday, September 25, is National Voter Registration Day. There are several ways to register to vote and early voting has begun in Duluth.
2018 Duluth Make A Wish Walk For Wishes September 30
Make-A-Wish is an amazing program that grants wishes to children battling life-threatening medical conditions. This Sunday, you can help them continue to do so.
reLEAF Duluth Hosting Volunteer Tree Planting September 22
reLEAF Duluth will kick off their Citizen Forestry Initiative with a volunteer tree planting this Saturday, September 22 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Political Campaign Signs Forbidden On Public Highway Rights Of Way
November elections are fast approaching and with political campaigns in full swing, it's important to know Minnesota state laws in relation to displaying campaign signs.
It’s Official! Dan Bailey Is the New Minnesota Vikings Kicker
After witnessing one of the worst performances imaginable by a professional kicker Sunday in Green Bay, the Vikings have officially signed Dan Bailey to replaced the recently released Daniel Carlson.
Minnesota DNR Hosting Fall 2018 Land Sale
If you're looking to purchase land, you'll want to in Grand Rapids, Wadena and St. Paul this fall for the Minnesota DNR land sale.
Minnesota Slip Bridge Will Be Pinned Up Through September 21
The William A. Irvin will be moved out of the Minnesota Slip over to the Fraser Shipyard in Superior this week and in preparation the Minnesota Slip Bridge will be pinned up.
Minnesota Whole Carcass Importation Ban In Effect This Hunting Season
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that there will once again be a whole carcass importation ban in place for the hunting season.