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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.

Edward Wuestewald - January 02, 2013

Edward H. Wuestewald, 69, Fremont, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Nye 2012, at Nye Pointe Health and Rehab Center in Fremont. A funeral service was Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Father Ronald Battiato officiated. Burial was at Ridge Cemetery, Fremont with military honors by the Fremont Honor Guard of VFW Post #854 and American Legion Post #20.
Memorials have been designated to aid Alzheimer’s Research.
Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Gwen; sons, Anthony (Tony) Wuestewald and wife Karen of Fremont, Scott Wuestewald and wife Cherity of Omaha, Richard Wuestewald of Decatur; daughters, Mary Morris and husband Troy of Fremont, Rachel Kennebeck and husband Brian of Fremont, Crystal Stanek and significant other, David Knutson of Fremont, Rene Stoffregen of North Bend, Nichole Wuestewald of Fremont; sisters, Wilma Recker and husband Merlin of Fremont, Cecelia Franzluebbers of Beemer, Theresa Spenner and husband Vincent of Dodge; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Wuestewald of West Point; 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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