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.
Minnesota DNR To Hold December Land Sale
Someone once told me that it's never a bad idea to own land. If you're in the market to purchase land, the Minnesota DNR will be holding three oral bid auctions in December. They will be placing a total of 17 parcels up for sale.
City Of Duluth Wants You To Report Street Maintenance Issues
One of the running concerns in Duluth is the conditions of many of the roads and concerns with street maintenance. While there are plenty of comments and jokes to be found through social media, the City Of Duluth does want to know if you have a concern in your area.
Impress Your Friends with These Minnesota Deer Facts
Hunting season means a lot of time with family and friends discussing the big shot or the one that got away. Now you can amaze them all by rattling off these Minnesota deer facts, courtesy of the Minnesota DNR.
Set Clocks Back and Change Detector Batteries This Weekend [VIDEO]
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety recommends you change your smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries when you set your clocks back.
MnDOT Offers Tips To Avoid Deer-Vehicle Crashes
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that there's increased deer movement due to mating season and reduced daylight hours, and that means a greater risk for a deer-vehicle accident.
CWD Testing Available For Deer Harvested Outside Of Mandatory Testing Areas [VIDEO]
The Minnesota DNR has been busy informing all hunters of permit areas where testing for Chronic Wasting Disease is mandatory. However, if you harvest a deer outside of one of these areas there is still testing available to make sure the deer is free of CWD.
Super Bowl LIVE to Run Ten Days in Downtown Minneapolis
While not everyone will be able to attend the upcoming Super Bowl inside U.S. Bank Stadium, the same cannot be said for Super Bowl LIVE. This free ,10-day festival will be located in downtown Minneapolis and it's open to the public.
Absentee Voting For Duluth Residents Has Begun
The City of Duluth has announced that absentee voting has begun for residents wishing to vote in the upcoming City of Duluth and School District No. 709 Election.
Duluth Artist Wins DNR Walleye Stamp Contest
The Minnesota DNR regularly holds contests for people to design hunting and fishing stamps and they've announced that a Duluth artist was the winner of the recent Minnesota Walleye Stamp contest.
Segment Of Lakewalk Trail By Fitgers Has Been Reopened
Last week ended with a record-setting snowstorm, which caused significant damage to the Lakewalk in Canal Park. The City of Duluth has since been working on repairs, and are now reporting that a segment of the Lakewalk has been reopened.