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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.

Leonard Langhorst - August 17, 2011

Leonard F. Langhorst, 77, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 suddenly from natural causes. A rosary will be held Friday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd, Lincoln. A light luncheon will follow.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Ann (Kovar) Langhorst; sons Edward Langhorst of Lincoln, Russ Langhorst of San Antonio, TX, Steve Langhorst of Clarkson and Frank Langhorst of San Antonio, TX; daughters Catherine Langhorst of Minneapolis, MN, Rose Schumacher of Layton, UT, Dianne Maggio of Dallas, TX, Gloria Pospisil of Morse Bluff, Bernadette Palaez of Castle Rock, CO, Iva Crane of Weatherford, TX, Carol James of Woodbridge, VA and Bonnie Winslow of Hudson, NH; siblings Justina Miller of Dodge, Irene Guenther of West Point, Mary Ann Lennemann of Snyder and Bill Langhorst of Dodge; 22 grandchildren and multiple great-grandchildren.

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