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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.

Doris Paulsen - April 11, 2012

Funeral services for Doris (Lorenzen) Paulsen, age 93, of West Point, were Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point. Interment was in Mt. Hope Cemetery in West Point.
Doris passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Elkhorn.
Doris Lucille Schrader was born Sept. 28, 1918, in Lyons, Burt County, to Louis and Myrtle (Kauffman) Schrader. She was baptized at Oakland, attended Sunday school at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point and was confirmed there on April 14, 1935, by Pastor W.A. Klink.
Survivors include daughter, Yvonne Annette and husband Shelton (Skip) Haskett of Elkhorn, and family; granddaughter, Annette Marie and husband Curtis Williams of Omaha, granddaughter, Tonia Lynn and husband David Kehr of Elkhorn; great-grandchildren, Anthony Michael Haskett, Joseph Shelton Haskett, Elizabeth Kaitlynn Kehr, Rebekah Elyse Lucille Kehr, and Jacqueline Krystine Rose Kehr; grandson, Michael Crist and wife Staci Haskett of Elkhorn; great-grandchildren, Abigayle Lyn Haskett and Kaylene Mya Haskett; son, Harry Krafft and wife, Ruth Lorenzen of Norfolk.

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