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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.

Douglas Bolen - January 02, 2013

Douglas P. Bolen, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at his home in rural Lyons, at the age of 62 years.
A Mass of Christian burial was Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lyons, with military honors by Robert Klase-Rogers VFW Post No. 7998 and Harvey Lenig American Legion Post No. 83. Rev. Paul Ortmeier officiated. A private family burial was held.
Memorials are suggested to the family or St. Francis Memorial Home Health and Hospice.
Survivors include his wife, Janice of Lyons; daughters, Anna (Alan) Berg of Bancroft, Jeanne Bolen of Fremont, Stephanie Greve of Bancroft, Megan (Travis) Johnson of Fremont, Christina Balch of Sand Point, Idaho; 19 grandchildren, Ashley (Jason), Anthony, Jess, Alex, Jordan, Shieler, Andre, Zebediah, Adrian, Zachary, Tobias, Sky, Xandir, Aubrey, Lileigh, Kyra, Grace, Nicholas and Lincoln; great grandson, Evan; siblings, Joe (Marlene) Bolen of Boise, Idaho, Kathe Kohl of Omaha, Peggy (Chris) Blake of Camdenton, Mo., Jeff (Fondra) Bolen, Basil (Mary Clare) Bolen, Jim (Vickie) Bolen all of Omaha; father and mother-in-law, Robert and Evelyn Betts of Central City; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce (Jim) Kiser of Andover, Kan., Douglas (Sharon) Betts of Tucson, Ariz.; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pelan Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

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