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

 

In The News Health & Human Services Council logo

Is our community healthy?


In The News Members of the Midland County Sheriff's Office recently honored

Law enforcement job outlook a challenge


In The News Groundbreaking ceremony for the Midland County ESA

Midland County ESA breaks ground on a new future


Development News Selma Yamamoto is the president of the Rotary Club of Midland Morning.

Profile Q & A focuses on the Rotary Club of Midland Morning


In The News "Wall Breaking" ceremony at the Center for the Arts

Center for the Arts “Wall Breaking”


Development News City Modern Master Plan-graphic

The City has a plan


Development News New lighting being installed at Dow Diamond.

Reinvestment in Dow Diamond


Development News Memorial bench honoring Colice Pearcy Malek

Community volunteer documents park memorials


Feature Story Streetscape project, Priority One, complete on South Saginaw Road.

Center City Streetscape Complete


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?