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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.

Gerald G. Heller - July 11, 2012

Funeral services for Gerald G. Heller, 84, of rural St. James, MN were Friday, July 6, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Church in Ormsby, MN. Internment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in rural Odin, MN with full military honors.
Gerald passed away on July 1, 2012, at the Minneapolis V.A. Health Care System in Minneapolis, MN.
Survivors include his three sons, Gerry Heller and his wife, Rhonda, of rural St. James, MN, Luane Heller and his wife, Karen, of rural Butterfield, MN and Scott Heller and his wife, Robbin, of Sherburn, MN; eight grandchildren, Jason Heller and his wife, Sarah of Albert Lea, MN, Nicole Rogers and her husband, Jim, of North Mankato, Matt Heller and special friend, Jessa of Bloomington, Megan Ambrose and her husband, Brian, of Sherburn, Mike Heller and his wife, Megan, of Sherburn, Lucas Heller and his wife, Stephanie, of Madelia, MN, Jeremy Heller and his wife, Vanessa, of Janesville, MN and Jessy Heller of rural Butterfield; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Joseph and Isiah Rogers, Jackson and Brady Heller, Leo Heller, Kaine, Jacob and Jak Heller, Logan and Ethan Heller; two sisters, Elaine Kirkland and her husband, Mel, of Norfolk and Margaret Kind and her husband, Russell, of Wisner; sister-in-law, Marilynn Heller; step-mother-in-law, Esther Wascher of Trimont, MN; sister-in-law, LeeAnn Cummins and her husband, Marvin, of Hamel, MN, Lana Faye Brock of Sheboygan Falls, WI; brother-in-law, Lowell Wascher and his wife, Lois, of Helena, MT; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

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