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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.

Raymond Lux - February 08, 2012

Raymond Lux 86, of West Point, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at West Point Living Center. A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Rev. Gerald Gonderinger and Rev. Tom Lux will be concelebrating. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday with public wake and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7 p.m. at Stokely Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the 35th Infantry Division Assoc.
Survivors include his wife, Kathryn of West Point; daughters, Elizabeth (Steve) Walker of Grand Island, and Margaret (Rich) Siel of Franklin; sons, Joseph (LoAnn) of Rapid City, S.D., Robert (Mary Anne) of Sioux Falls, S.D., Dennis (Colleen) of Omaha, Dr. David (Mary) of Norfolk, and Patrick (Jayce) of Kearney; sisters, Dorothy Alvine of Boulder, Colo., Mary Kopocis and Sr. Terese Lux O.S.M, both of Omaha; brothers, Jim (Marie) of West Point, Tom (Adrienne) of State Road, N.C.; grandchildren, Anthony, Tim and Nick Lux, Mercedes Lingen, Andy, Claire, and Charlie Lux, Seth, Bryce, and Simon Walker, Zach, Luke, and Jake Siel, Paul, Peter, Therese, and Raymond Lux, Amanda, Joshua, and Christopher Lux; great-grandchildren, Aurora Lingen and Theodore Lux.
Stokely Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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