Ralph E. Wirtz

Ralph E. Wirtz is a native Midlander who retired from the Midland Daily News as a managing editor in 2015. He has been freelancing since then in between traveling and volunteering. He has four adult children, all who graduated from Bullock Creek High School as he did. He is an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and a Central Michigan University grad. He can be reached at ralphewirtz@gmail.com


Development News 90th anniversary for the Midland Lions Club

Profile Q & A focuses on the Midland Lions Club

Development News Neighboring Week is September 24-30.

Neighboring Week planning underway

Development News Flooding over the deck of the Currie Parkway Bridge, May 21, 2020

Midland excited by flood remediation grants

Development News Senior Services offers a variety of classes to keep seniors active.

Balance classes for seniors are popular

Feature Story Cleveland Manor is located at 2200 Cleveland Drive in Midland.

Cleveland Manor Completes Renovation

Development News Kevin & Mary Shaughnessy. Kevin's the incoming president of the Midland Kiwanis Club.

Profile Q & A focuses on Kiwanis

Development News The team ready to serve patients at Gateway.

Bridge, Gateway moving, expanding

Feature Story Flooding over the deck of the Currie Parkway Bridge, May 21, 2020

High Water Mark addresses flooding

Development News Rory Pettipas is the director of Veterans Services in Midland County.

Profile Q & A: Rory Pettipas-Veterans Services

Development News The Cable Access Advisory Commission advises City Council on matters related to MCTV.

Make a difference - serve on a board or commission

Development News One-Way street sign

Changing one-way streets to two-way?

Feature Story Lou E. Loon is the mascot of the Great Lakes Loons.

Loons hope to make more memories in 2023

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Improving internet access in Midland County

Development News Dr. Kathy Dollard is the director of the behavioral health service line at MyMichigan Health.

Profile Q & A with Dr. Kathy Dollard, MyMichigan Behavioral Health

Development News City Modern Master Plan logo

City offers survey to gain input on master plan

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Midland County to receive $3.75 million for flood control

Development News Health & Human Services Council logo

You can help with new health plan

Feature Story City Modern Master Plan logo

Planning for the City of Midland's future

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Teachers: Help Wanted!