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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.
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189 recent articles by Dave on file since (2016-12-21)
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
Sep 17, 2017 WHAT WORKS BEST? MI Policymakers Mull Best Route to Economic Equality
Sep 9, 2017 MEADE GOUGEON: His Contributions to Boat Building Technology Live On
Sep 9, 2017 STATE HISTORY AWARDS: Saginaw's Hoyt Library Genealogy Among Winners
Sep 5, 2017 Michigan's labor force has lost 326,000 workers since 2000
Aug 31, 2017 JOBS GOING BEGGING: State Says 100K Jobs Open, Few Takers; WHY?
Aug 31, 2017 OUT! OUT! DANG PHRAGMITES!!! Treatment Starts Here Next Week
Aug 27, 2017 CENTRAL HIGH SHINES: 95-Year Old School Sparkles Like a Teenager
Aug 27, 2017 HISTORY TOUR: Visitors Amazed at the Panorama of Bay City's Past
Aug 22, 2017 FEMA TO HELP: Dates set for Home Rebuilding Aid in Midland
Aug 18, 2017 DRED SCOTT STATUE? No, AOL, the Statue Taken Down was Justice Taney
Aug 17, 2017 FEMA Announces Disaster Recovery Application Sites for 4 Counties, Tribe
Aug 11, 2017 CRAPO BUILDING: Iconic Bay City Building Emerges From the Past
Aug 11, 2017 HEMINGWAY RECALLED: Fans Celebrate 100 Years After High School Graduation
Aug 6, 2017 TOP ISSUE IGNORED: Fixing Michigan's Infrastructure Gets No Respect
Aug 2, 2017 THE CIVIL WAR STARTED IN DETROIT IN 1807, ABOLITION HISTORY AUTHOR CONTENDS
Jul 29, 2017 LABOR PROBLEMS: Farmers, Mackinac Island Share Foreign Worker Gap
Jul 27, 2017 BOLD NEW PLAN: High School Completion, Job Training Eyed for Dropouts
Jul 22, 2017 ALL AMERICAN STORY: SVSU Track Athlete Southgate Heads Deep With Navy
Jul 21, 2017 NON-GRADS DILEMMA: Did Chopping Adult Education Gut Michigan's Workforce?
Jul 15, 2017 FBI HITS FRAUD: Six Michigan Physicians, Saginaw Firm, Charged
Jul 15, 2017 PATIENT SAFETY: McLaren-Bay Ranked in Top 5% Nationally
Jul 10, 2017 PARTISAN PULPITS? Shades of Nazis: House Eyes Political Churches
Jul 9, 2017 MEDIA MANGLE: Re "Real News"--Can Traditional Media Be Trusted?
Jul 5, 2017 MICHIGAN'S FIRST: State to Get Gold Star Families Monument -- in Bay City
Jun 29, 2017 FIREWORKS CONCERN: Some Combat Veterans Seek to Avoid Loud Noises
Jun 29, 2017 TEMPLE SAVIORS: Hildebrant and Meehan Make $100,000 Gift to Masonic Temple
Jun 28, 2017 STATE BACKING: Crapo Building Gets $2.4 Million in Grant and Loan
Jun 27, 2017 NEW CEO SOUGHT: Bay Area Community Foundation Head Retires
Jun 18, 2017 TOLL BRIDGE? Pay-For Crossing Span Could Potentially Cost Us More
Jun 17, 2017 WARBLERS THRIVE: Once Endangered, Kirtland's Grayling Tours Show Comeback
Jun 15, 2017 GOOD SAMARITANS? Mysterious Helpers in Quebec Restore Faith in Humanity
Jun 7, 2017 EDUCATION AIMS? Key Pathways to Work Are Associate's Degree, Certifications
Jun 6, 2017 STATE A LOSER: Non-Partisan Report Says 660,000 Would Lose Coverage
May 30, 2017 DOW CONSOLIDATING:Chemical Firm, Moving N.C. Unit, to Hire 140 at Midland
May 29, 2017 A SOLDIER RECALLS: MSgt. Kirk Timm's Recollection of Normandy, the Bulge
May 29, 2017 MORE WEST SIDE REVERIE: After Boarding School, A Stranger in Paradise
May 26, 2017 ELDER NAMED: Bay City State Representative on Law Revision Commission
May 17, 2017 WEST SIDE STORY: History of Bay City's Iconic Neighborhood
May 17, 2017 WHY MICHIGAN? Drop in High School Age Population Perplexing
May 16, 2017 HEALTH PLAN TALK: Think Tank Says House Bill Would Hurt Medicaid
May 15, 2017 GREAT LAKES: Bipartisan Effort Blocks Restoration Cuts, For Now
May 15, 2017 NOT GIVING UP: Thumb "No" Vote Won't Deter World's Largest Windmill Firm
May 14, 2017 WORKFORCE SHORTFALL: Michigan Works Cites Educational Problems
May 6, 2017 GOOD JOBS FOR MI: Business Leaders Join Effort for New Legislation
May 3, 2017 GOLD STAR FAMILIES: Ground Broken for New Memorial Monument in Battery Park
May 2, 2017 GREAT SCORE! Sandlot Sports Recognized as Area's Best Small Business
May 2, 2017 TRUMP & CIVIL WAR: President Essentially Right, Press Shaky, on Jackson
May 1, 2017 BUSY, BUSY: Bay City's Hotel Rooms Jammed Before Tourism Starts
Apr 28, 2017 TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY: 1832 Ruling for Cherokee Cited by Local Chippewa Tribe
Apr 28, 2017 WALK FOR WALLEYES: Protest Against Commercial Fishing in Bay City May 6
Apr 23, 2017 WHITHER CHILDREN? Population Losses, Funding Gap, Heighten School Crisis
Apr 22, 2017 WORLD WAR I: Mid-Michigan's Huge, Mostly Unrecognized Production Role
Apr 19, 2017 GOUGEON STREAMLINER: 80-Year-Old Concept Car From Bay City Found in Florida
Apr 18, 2017 BAY FUTURE: $200 Million Investment, 350 Jobs Retained, Keyes Named CEO
Apr 16, 2017 A SINFUL WOMAN: Bay County's 1st Convicted Murderer Confesses, Sort Of...
Apr 14, 2017 BARCIA NAMED: Bay County Executive Gets County Executives Group Board Post
Apr 12, 2017 SHRINKING CITIES: Flint 5th Fastest in U.S.; Area Population Declining
Apr 10, 2017 GLOBAL GOLIATH: Midland Cogeneration Plant Owned by Retired Workers Thrives
Apr 6, 2017 HERITAGE FOUND! Fabian Joe Fournier's Canadian Roots Revealed
Apr 2, 2017 GUV RACE HEATING: Whitmer, Kildee Eye Challenge to Reluctant Schuette
Apr 2, 2017 PAUL BUNYAN LIVES! Fabled Tree Feller Still Popular Guy
Mar 28, 2017 GOLD STAR MONUMENT: Bay Veterans Foundation Aims to Honor Families
Mar 28, 2017 SALARIES UNVEILED: Public Employees' Pay Revealed by Mackinac Center
Mar 25, 2017 BEACH FOCUS: Chamber's Stodolak, Carley Beat Drum for State Park Revival
Mar 25, 2017 TRUMP OR CONGRESS: Who is Dedicated to Solving Our Biggest Problems?
Mar 24, 2017 STEM ADDS LEADER: Lori Flippin to Push Great Lakes Learning Growth
Mar 18, 2017 STUDENT WINS: SVSU Student's Flu Shots Research Earns Trip to Global Summit
Mar 17, 2017 ST. PATRICK'S DAY: Parade Association Events Start Saturday
Mar 15, 2017 TRANSFORMING CARE: Filmmaker Aims to Educate Care Workers Globally
Mar 14, 2017 THE WORM TURNS: Education Report Urges "Multiple Pathways"
Mar 12, 2017 EL GALEON REPRISE: Spanish Replica Ship Documentary Airs Again Sunday
Mar 6, 2017 TURMOIL HERE? We Must Guard Against Vitriolic Politics in Local Government
Mar 3, 2017 HISTORY UNVEILED: Old Kneeland-Bigelow Sign Shows Up on Fletcher Building
Mar 3, 2017 PARADIGM SCHOOL SHIFT? Trump, Betsy DeVos Eye Education Reforms
Feb 28, 2017 WALLEYE THREAT? Iosco, Au Gres Fishermen Fear Commercial Legislation
Feb 23, 2017 AMERICAN CHAOS: We Shouldn't Tolerate Fascist Type Intolerance
Feb 23, 2017 FINN LEAVING: City Manager Outlines Remarkable Agenda at Chamber
Feb 19, 2017 KEEP RICK FINN: This Manager Has Done Good Work, We Need Him!
Feb 18, 2017 117 YEAR TRAVESTY: Cheboygan Burt Lake Indian Band Sues for Justice
Feb 18, 2017 BLACK HISTORY: Celebration Slated Wednesday at State Capitol
Feb 12, 2017 BAY CITYANS IN HISTORY: Ties to Sugar Trust Doomed Warren's AG Nomination
Feb 8, 2017 MORE $ FOR SCHOOLS: Governor Aims for Top 10 Education State
Feb 5, 2017 GAG RULE RETURNS: Recent Actions on Abortion Harken Back to Slavery Days
Feb 5, 2017 LAWYERS RISING UP: Donations Surge, ACLU Summit Packed at U-M
Feb 5, 2017 TRUMP EFFECT? Bay City GM Plant Gets Boost, Caddys Soar in China
Feb 3, 2017 ON WISCONSIN! Gerrymandering End Appears Near for Cheeseheads; Stay Tuned
Jan 28, 2017 DDA EYES EXPANSION: Monitor Township, Bay County Agree to Continue Park
Jan 28, 2017 POPULAR VOTE: National Drive to Change Electoral System Gaining Favor
Jan 22, 2017 DEMS PUSHBACK: Why Stop the Elephants from Their Stampede Over the Cliff?
Jan 21, 2017 REGIONAL APPROACH KEY? Bay Future Chief Departs As Consolidation Fires Up
Jan 21, 2017 SAILING INTO HISTORY: Frank Boles Documents Great Lakes Bulk Carriers
Jan 21, 2017 THROWBACK LAKE TROUT: Researchers Snag Yesteryear Fish in Elk Lake
Jan 16, 2017 NEW PARK PLAN: City Planners to Vote Wednesday on Nickless Pavilion
Jan 14, 2017 SAVING SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE: Why Not Impeach or Recall Opponents?
Jan 13, 2017 BANISHED WORDS: Lake Superior State University Disses "Bigly" in 42nd "List
Jan 13, 2017 BAY CITY/ FAR EAST CONNECTION: Dr. Tim Eckstein Reaches Out Across Globe
Jan 8, 2017 REVITALIZE HOPE: Habitat for Humanity, New Dimensions Join Forces
Jan 7, 2017 GRAND DELUSION: Voters Now Face Realities of Far Right Politics
Jan 7, 2017 KATIE & MATT: Travis Siblings Make Bay City Arts History
Jan 2, 2017 HERE TO STAY: Merged Dow-DuPont Firm Anchoring New Global Headquarters
Dec 30, 2016 OPIOID TREATMENT: State Legislature OKs Lifesaving Medication in Schools
Dec 24, 2016 ICE CAUTION: Warmer Temperatures Bring Danger on Ice, Warns Coast Guard
Dec 22, 2016 TENNIS HOPES: New Court Project WILL Happen, Say Leaders

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