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Dave Rogers

Dave Rogers is a former editorial writer for the Bay City Times and a widely read,
respected journalist/writer in and around Bay City.
(Contact Dave Via Email at carraroe@aol.com)

 
137 recent articles by Dave on file since (2017-09-21)
Mar 16, 2019 GREAT LAKES ICE COVER: Shrinking Arctic Ice Heightens Environmental Concern
Mar 11, 2019 BRIDGE PLANS: Public Weighing Pros and Cons of Privatization
Mar 5, 2019 UPTOWN EXPANDS: Once Blighted Brownfield Continues to Rise & Shine
Feb 24, 2019 RECLAIM MSU: Group Cites Recent Turmoil as "Shameful Negligence"
Feb 17, 2019 CRADLE TO CAREER: Governor Whitmer has Ambitious Education Agenda
Feb 11, 2019 ANTI-LYNCHING: Bill Backed by Bay City Solon OK'd by Senate After a Century
Feb 7, 2019 STEM PATHWAYS: Local Group Links to New Federal Training Initiative
Feb 1, 2019 SCHOOL FUNDING: Michigan's Penurious Effort = Poor Student Learning?
Jan 22, 2019 VETS GROUP: Makers Space/Learning Center Being Developed
Jan 17, 2019 COACH DEVENDORF: BC Central, Syracuse Star Scores High in Detroit Mercy Job
Jan 16, 2019 GOOD, BAD NEWS: Amazing Number of Jobs Open, Few to Fill Them
Jan 8, 2019 NEW ARTS CENTER: Saginaw Native Heads Bay Harbor $50 Million Project
Jan 8, 2019 TRAINING GRANTS: Michigan Works Gets $1,8 Million for 52 Area Employers
Dec 30, 2018 YOUTH WORK INITIATIVE: Local Group Joining National Effort a Good Start
Dec 23, 2018 MEDICAL CUT FEARS: New Policy May Displace Thousands From Coverage
Dec 15, 2018 TRUMP APPROVAL: President's Ratings in Michigan Rise in MSU Poll
Dec 12, 2018 SICK LEAVE CHANGES: Chamber President Reviews Work of Legislature
Dec 9, 2018 OH! DEER!!!- More and More Crashes Imperil Drivers
Dec 2, 2018 GRADUATED INCOME TAX: Poll West Michigan Most Favorable, Thumb Lowest
Nov 20, 2018 UPTOWN SOARS: New Building, Plans For Old Sears Site, Accelerate Growth
Nov 18, 2018 WORKFORCE PRIORITY: Vocational Training Needed to Spur Job Growth
Nov 11, 2018 ELECTION RESULTS:Bay County Voters Hot for Pot, Ending Gerrymandering
Nov 3, 2018 SAGINAW CTE: Schools Aim to Bolster Job Readiness
Oct 26, 2018 VOTING CHANGE DUE? Poll Shows Same Day Registration Favored
Oct 14, 2018 AWARENESS GAP: State Aims to Increase Student Apprenticeships
Oct 11, 2018 LIBRARY HONORS: Bay County System Wins Excellence Award
Oct 7, 2018 SAGINAW CRIME DOWN: State's Community Ventures Great Success
Oct 4, 2018 UPTOWN SURGES: Shaheen Development Announces Expansion at Old I-B Site
Sep 30, 2018 AUSABLE FISH FARMING ENDS: Lawsuit Settled, Hatchery Preserved
Sep 30, 2018 YOUNG PARENTS: Michigan Has 85,000 Who Face Barriers, Study Shows
Sep 24, 2018 NEW HOME FOR $1,045? Sure, From Bay City's Aladdin ... in 1920!
Sep 20, 2018 BIZ-ED AWARD: Chamber Lauds Teacher Ethan Shannon, Industrialist Alan Fonzi
Sep 15, 2018 LOST WAGES: Unfilled Jobs Said to Cost State $49 Billion a Year
Sep 4, 2018 APPRENTICESHIPS KEY: State, Industry Leaders Agree on Need
Sep 4, 2018 TURNOUT THE KEY: Whitmer Leads Schuette 41-35 But November Vote Seen Tossup
Aug 28, 2018 NORTHERN DILEMMA: Traverse City Group's Protest Ongoing for 7 Years
Aug 20, 2018 KIDS HIT AGAIN: Raiding of K-12 Funds By Legislature Continues
Aug 18, 2018 PIGGY BANK: Public is Opposed, But Solons Keep Stealing State Aid Funds
Aug 11, 2018 APPLY HERE NOW! Many Positions Available in Construction Trades
Aug 5, 2018 CHEROKEE HISTORY: Tribe's Freedom Quest Leads to Abolition of Slavery
Aug 4, 2018 TECHNICAL ED IN HIGH GEAR: Snyder Pushes Better Access to Career Pathways
Jul 27, 2018 STATE OF EMERGENCY: UP Flooding Prompts Charity from Mackinac Island
Jul 21, 2018 GUV RACE TOSSUP: Whitmer Leads Schuette by 5 in Real Clear Politics Poll
Jul 15, 2018 MI TOP 10 IN EDUCATION? We See Democratization as Vital
Jul 15, 2018 PRIMARY CANDIDATES: County Clerk Luczak Issues List for Aug. 7 Voting
Jul 11, 2018 GETTYSBURG LORE: Little-Known Facts About Civil War's Most Crucial Battle
Jul 5, 2018 MUSICAL PATRIOTISM: "Governor's Own" Band Hosted Here
Jul 1, 2018 GARBER TO HARVARD Jon Paul Morosi Now Big League Sportscaster
Jun 30, 2018 MARSHALL PLAN: Gov. Snyder Launches $100 Million Jobs Program
Jun 25, 2018 UNMARRIED PARENTS: Only 35% of Moms Have Partners, Pew Research Shows
Jun 21, 2018 WIND BONANZA?: Economic Blessing to Some Farmers, Abhorred by Others
Jun 17, 2018 BAY CITY EXCEPTIONALISM: History Makers, Downtown Get High Grades
Jun 17, 2018 POT VOTE DICEY: Legal Marijuana Not a Slam Dunk, Opponents Say
Jun 17, 2018 TOO TALL, TOO CLOSE, TOO LOUD: Windmill Controversy Arises in Monitor
Jun 9, 2018 MICHIGAN POTTED? Movie May Secure Fame for Movement's Start
Jun 3, 2018 50-YEAR VISION: Michigan Infrastructure a $4 Billion/Year Issue in Election
Jun 3, 2018 MORE STEM TRAINING? Advocacy Group Backs Scientists for Congress
May 27, 2018 WALLEYE TOUR: Cabela's Event Slated June 14-15 in Saginaw Bay
May 20, 2018 MEMORIAL: Pine Ridge Cemetery/Soldiers' Rest to Honor Civil War Vets
May 17, 2018 DOLLARS FOR KIDS? Legislators Asked to Prioritize Child Poverty
May 13, 2018 TENNIS PARK NAMED: New Facility Named for Educator Dr. Janet Jopke
May 5, 2018 PAVILION LAUNCH SET: Musical Events to Use New Wenonah Park Facility
Apr 29, 2018 REINVENTING MICHIGAN?
Everything Depends on Policies of Those Elected
Apr 26, 2018 WEED VOTE ON: November Ballot to Include Recreational Marijuana
Apr 21, 2018 SILENT HERO: Central High's Dylan Steele, Craig Windt Headed for Normandy
Apr 17, 2018 BAY FUTURE: 600 New Jobs, $300 Million Investment Exceeded in 3 Years
Apr 14, 2018 POISON GAS: U.S. Took 73 Years to Agree to Ban Chemical Weapons
Apr 8, 2018 DISINVESTMENT= $2.5B: In 25 Years, Michigan Has Gutted Education Funding
Apr 8, 2018 EDUCATION = BIG GOVERNMENT - Strange Political Stance Weakens Society
Apr 4, 2018 DACA COSTS: Michigan League for Public Policy Cites $450 Million Loss Fears
Apr 4, 2018 RECALLING DR. KING: A Visit to His Church in Alabama was Inspiring
Apr 4, 2018 TEAR DOWN LIBERTY BRIDGE?
Back to the Stone Age Idea Surfaces
Mar 24, 2018 MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: Leaders Still Puzzled, Conflicted About Low Performance
Mar 23, 2018 CHAMBER SUCCESS:2018 Leadership Class Raises $8,000 For Camp Fish Tales
Mar 18, 2018 ICY CHRYSLERS: Ship Built 1896 by Wheeler in Bay City Still Making News
Mar 13, 2018 MI ROADS HIGHLIGHTED: Sen. Peters, MML's Dan Gilmartin Lead Charge in D.C.
Mar 12, 2018 DOWNTOWN'S FUTURE: Millennials Drive Growth, Says Hiss Jewelry's Tom Tabor
Mar 11, 2018 MANSION DREAM: Developer Eyes Residential Ambience at Old Gas Station Site
Feb 22, 2018 THE GUN DEBATE: New Political and Court Challenges Likely on the Horizon
Feb 20, 2018 INNOVATE MIDLAND: Entrepreneurs Find Resources at New Business Center
Feb 19, 2018 REMEMBERING THE MAINE: Two Bay Cityans Killed Aboard Battleship in 1898
Feb 16, 2018 WHY DROPOUTS? United Way Leads Efforts to Research, Address Problem
Feb 15, 2018 CASS AVENUE BRIDGE: Bay City Growth Hampered by Loss of South End Span?
Feb 11, 2018 BRIDGES ROAD MAP: Secret to Township Voter Approval? Follow 1970 Plan
Feb 2, 2018 NO RAW SEWAGE: Bay City Wastewater Treatment Said "Best in Michigan"
Jan 27, 2018 SPOTLIGHT ON WOODY: Super Bowl Coin Toss Features Medal of Honor Recipient
Jan 26, 2018 "DOC" FINALLY GETS MEDAL: After 48 Years, Vietnam Heroism Recognized
Jan 25, 2018 LEONARDO: Len Falce, the Ultimate Artiste with a Leica, Sense of History
Jan 20, 2018 BRIDGING THE GAP: City, County Leaders Grasping Olive Branches Hopeful Sign
Jan 19, 2018 REP. ELDER'S STAND: Enhancement Millages Should Go Only to Public Schools
Jan 15, 2018 WOMEN VETS: To Be Honored at Red, White, Brew Revue Feb. 10, State Theater
Jan 14, 2018 CAREER FOCUS: State On Track with Schools' Emphasis on Job Readiness
Jan 13, 2018 WORLD VISION: "Since Rotary Came the Children Stopped Dying"
Jan 12, 2018 CORRECTING THE RECORD: Dow, Not Conant, Made Mustard Gas in World War I
Jan 11, 2018 BRIDGE POSITION: Bay County Leadership Looks to City for Plan
Jan 7, 2018 BRIDGE CLOSING: Independence to be Shut 3 Months for Repairs
Jan 1, 2018 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: U.S. Marines were "Drunken Rowdies," Germans Complain
Dec 31, 2017 OLD BRIDGE DAYS: We Started Out With Toll Spans, Why Go Back?
Dec 24, 2017 YANKEE-REBEL MATCH: Union General William Birney Wed Rebel Cavalryman's Kin
Dec 22, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: Mustard Gas Death Spoils a Marriage
Dec 20, 2017 BRIDGE PERILS: City Needs Guarantee State Will Keep 2 Spans Open
Dec 17, 2017 TOLL BRIDGES? More Thought Needed Before Hasty Vote on City Plan
Dec 16, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: Klan's Grand Dragon Attacks Schools, Teachers
Dec 9, 2017 ALABAMA AWAKES: James G. Birney Finally Recognized in Encyclopedia
Dec 9, 2017 STOP WAGE THEFT! Rep. Brian Elder Among Leaders on Democratic Initiative
Dec 3, 2017 40 YEARS LATER: Wenonah Hotel Fire Stands Out as Bay City's Top Tragedy
Dec 2, 2017 CAREER PLAYBOOK: State Gives Students New Tool to Look at Options
Dec 2, 2017 DO-ALL ADAPTING: New Federal Guidelines Require Workforce Integration
Nov 24, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: Klan Targets 'Pigmented Americans," Catholics, etc.
Nov 20, 2017 CAREER PATHWAYS: State to Focus on Competency-Based Learning
Nov 18, 2017 VETERAN OF YEAR: Bay County Council Seeks Nominations for February Event
Nov 17, 2017 TIM YOUNKMAN: Part Detective, Part Historian, All Newspaperman
Nov 16, 2017 CHEERS! Bay City, Bangor Township Recognized for Economic Development
Nov 12, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: WWI Soldiers Hunt Rats for Meals in Trenches
Nov 11, 2017 BUSINESS-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS: Bay Area Chamber Hosts Forum
Nov 8, 2017 BACF NAMES FONG: Saginaw Non-Profit Executive to Succeed Eileen Curtis
Nov 5, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: German Boycott of U.S. Chemicals Foiled
Nov 3, 2017 OUR MILITARY HISTORY: Since 1812 Bay Veterans Have Stepped Up
Nov 3, 2017 VETERANS DAY: Bay Veterans Foundation to Mark Holiday with Flags Flying
Oct 27, 2017 LEGAL POT VOTE: Coalition Hits Signature Goal, to File Soon for Nov. 2018
Oct 27, 2017 NEW JFK THEORY: Bay City Gun, Ballistics Expert Analyzes Assassination
Oct 27, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: Haber's Ultra Toxic Mustard Gas Joins the German Army
Oct 22, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: The Klan Goes After the Chief
Oct 20, 2017 DO-ALL UPGRADE: Agency Raising $60,000 for New Roof on Building
Oct 20, 2017 EDUCATION CRISIS: Crippling Burden of America's Dropouts Cited
Oct 15, 2017 GOUGEON EXPANSION: $620,000 Project Reflects Bay City's Innovative Heritage
Oct 15, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS, II; Morality Tale of World War I Days Here & Abroad
Oct 13, 2017 POISON ON TWO FRONTS: Dramatization of World War I Days Here and Abroad
Oct 12, 2017 MCLAREN WINS AWARD: 3-Year Accreditation for Breast Program, Diagnostics
Oct 9, 2017 TALENT INVESTMENT: Job Training in Prison Chipping Away at Ex-Offender Pool
Oct 4, 2017 READY-CUT HOMES: 1920s Washington D.C. Lewis Kit Home Brings $2.75 Million
Oct 3, 2017 FAILURE TO EDUCATE: Excluding Many Students Decimating Michigan Workforce
Oct 3, 2017 SHELTER BOXES: Rotary Hears of Growing New Natural Disaster Tool
Oct 1, 2017 GOLD STAR EVENT: Bay City Dedicates Michigan's First Monument
Sep 25, 2017 AUTHORITARIANISM THE ISSUE: Do We Go Back to the Middle Ages, Or Stay Free?
Sep 23, 2017 LINCOLN RETURNS! "Honest Abe" Among Historical Figures at River of Time
Sep 21, 2017 MICHIGAN VOYAGEURS: River of Time to Spotlight French Fur Traders

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