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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.

William Stieren - April 25, 2012

William M. “Bill” Stieren, age 58, of Nebraska City, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at his home. A funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City. Fr. Mark Cyza officiated. Burial was at St. Benedict’s Cemetery in Nebraska City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Lourdes Building and Renovation Project in Nebr. City.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Deb Stieren of Nebraska City; children, Erin Mass and husband Jess of Treynor, Iowa; Scott Stieren and wife Sarah of Omaha; Molly Lancaster and husband Chris of St. Charles, Mo., and Kristen Hobson of Elkhorn; seven grandchildren, Mikayla Rehder, Chloe Mass, Brennen Mass; Aidan Hobson, Liam Stieren, Olivia Lancaster and Isabella Stieren; siblings, Betty Reimers and husband Larry of Columbus, John Stieren and wife Carol of Waterloo, Bob Stieren and wife Sandy of West Point, Dick Stieren and wife Mary of Omaha, Barb Harless and husband Gary of Omaha, Jim Stieren and wife Pam of Sterling, Peg Beck and husband Bob of West Point, and Ann Lass and husband Mike of West Point; numerous nieces and nephews, other family and many, many friends.
Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City, was in charge of arrangements.

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