9/11 remembered at communities across Michigan
Communities across Michigan marked the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 on Saturday with somber ceremonies and memorial services. Related: A list of 20th anniversary 9/11 memorial events planned across MichiganThe Ann Arbor Fire Department lowered the U.S. flag to half-mast at a ceremony honoring the firefighters who died during 9/11. See more from Ann Arbor here. In Grand Rapids, about 500 people climbed the stairs at Lake Michigan Credit Union Ballpark to equal the 110 stories of the World Trade Center. More on MLive:Iconic pictures from 9/11: The terror attacks at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 9320 years later, 9/11 leaves painful mark on Michiganders whose lives are forever changedTwo decades later, families of 9/11 victims with Washtenaw County ties still wrestle with griefmlive.com
Memorial service honors Michigan residents killed in 9/11 attacks
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – Friday marks 19 years since the coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in New York City on September 11, 2001. READ: Nearly 2 decades later, experts are still working to identify remains of 9/11 victimsA memorial service was held in Wayne County to pay respect to Michigan residents who were killed in the attacks. It was held at the War Memorial, a home donated by the Alger family back in the 1940′s. David Alger was a Mutual Fund Manager who died 19 years ago in his office at the World Trade Center. At the memorial service they read the names of the 19 Michigan residents who died.