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S&W Welding still going strong after 30 years
Manufacturing Boot Camp’s goal is to find, train employees
Klitz: Trip to Korean War Memorial ‘super,’ but reception at Omaha made it special
Crowning moment
Always at your side
S&W Welding still going strong after 30 years Wes Schulzkump, left, and Hal Wagner stand beside one of the staples of their S&W Welding business, the Blow Hard Bunk Cleaner. Right at 50 of them are sold each year. The West Point business is marking its 30th year. See more here: S&W
Manufacturing Boot Camp’s goal is to find, train employees Clarence Schmitt had a passion for helping others succeed in school and business. And his desire to help others better their lives  by furthering their education lives on after his death in 2012.
Schmitt’s son, John, helped introduce the Manufacturing Boot Camp last week at a meeting Thursday night at the Nielsen Community Center, West Point, where the classes will meet.
Klitz: Trip to Korean War Memorial ‘super,’ but reception at Omaha made it special Francis Klitz had been to the Korean War Memorial a few years ago while visiting relatives on the East Coast.
He wasn’t going to pass up a second chance, especially when it meant traveling with a few hundred other veterans of that war.
Crowning moment In a program showered with tradition, Guardian Angels Central Catholic elevated to a level never before reached as they captured the Class C-2 state speech title.
The championship, which was captured Friday at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, marks GACC’s first-ever state title in speech.
Always at your side Tradition runs deep for the West Point-Beemer wrestling program. The backbone of that tradition is consistency.
And it’s guys like Jason Redmond who provide that rock-solid foundation thanks to a ton of hard work and dedication.

Loretta Tietz - July 27, 2011

Funeral services for Loretta Tietz, age 87, of Wisner, will be Thur., July 28, 2011, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner. Interment will be in the Wisner Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday till 8 p.m. at Kuzelka-Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner and will continue on Thursday from 9 a.m. till service time at the church.
Loretta died Sat., July 23, 2011, at the St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point.
Survivors include daughter Paulette Tietz of Wisner; son Stuart and wife Cheri Tietz of Lincoln, and family; Erin and husband Jacob Dahlke of Denver, Colo. and children Lydia and Phalen; Kori and husband Chad Belton of Mission, Kan. and daughter Lucy; Adam Tietz of Clemson, S.C., Nathan Tietz of Omaha; son James Tietz of Tehachapi, Calif., son Allen Tietz of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and family Benjamin Tietz of Warsaw, Poland; Rebecca Tietz of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; sister Elaine Tietz of Bancroft; brother Vernon and wife Leanna Munderloh of Bancroft; sisters-in-law Norma Jean Tietz of Wayne and Marcella Ruehling of Bancroft; several nieces and nephews.
Pelan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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