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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.

Gertrude Meyer - August 08, 2012

Funeral services for Gertrude Meyer, 98, of West Point, will be on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point with military honors. Interment will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday from noon until 8 p.m., with the family present from 5 - 8 p.m., at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point. There will be visitation on Friday from 8-8:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph’s Retirement Community Chapel and will continue from 9 a.m. until service time at the church. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be directed to the St. Joseph’s Retirement Community Foundation or St. Paul Lutheran School in West Point.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Paul and Linda Meyer of West Point, Richard and Marsha Meyer of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Kathryn and Ben Paisley of Lincoln and Fred and Kay Meyer of St. Paul; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, Jennifer (Scott) Clark, Jacob Sand and Gabriella Clark of Omaha; Daniel (Amanda) Meyer, Hannah and Abigail of Grand Island; Cecilea and Elizabeth Meyer of Fort Collins, Colo., Brett Meyer of Scottsbluff; Scott Paisley of Lincoln, Nathaniel Paisley of Omaha; Christopher (Ashley) Meyer and Mostyn, Jonathan (Brittni) Meyer and Max all of St. Paul and Jordan (Morgan) Meyer of Omaha; her brother, Clarence Albers and his wife Jean of Valparaiso, Ind.; sister, Velma Claus of Goshen, Ken., sister, Anita Kebschull and her husband, Rev. Allan of Pompton Plains, N.J. and brother-in-law, Hubert Voth of Red Wing, Minn.; many nieces, nephews and friends.

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