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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.

Donald Heller, Sr. - February 20, 2013

Funeral services for Donald Hugo Heller, Sr., 81, of Fremont were held
Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont with the Rev. Dan Heuer officiating. Burial was at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont with military honors conducted by the Fremont Honor Guard of VFW Post #854 and American
Donald died Feb. 14, 2013 at the Hooper Care Center in Hooper.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, David and Gwen Heller of Omaha, Donald Heller and Daniel and wife, Lori Heller of Elkhorn; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Dean Slechta of Bennington, Denise and John McDuffee of Scribner, Della and Monte Davis of Omaha, Diana and Rod Lofquest of Laurel; step-sons, Roy Phillips of Georgia and Steve and wife, Sue Phillips of Lincoln; step-daughter, Patti and husband, Tim Adams of Fremont; 24 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren; brothers, Milford and wife, Lois Heller of Red Oak, IA, Richard and wife, Joyce Heller of San Angelo, TX, Warren and wife, Alice Heller of Wisner and LaVern and wife, Janet Heller of Atkinson; sister, Rosemary Risor and special friend, Haile of St. Paul, MN; father-in-law, Frank Wilson of Fremont; and special friend, Nona Lang.

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