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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.

Rita Grashorn - July 10, 2013

Rita M. Dirkschneider Grashorn, 86 years, of Fremont, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Nye Pointe Health & Rehab Center in Fremont.
She is survived by sons, Gerald and Nita Dirkschneider of Fremont and Tom and JoAnne Dirkschneider of Lincoln; daughters, Helen and Joel Sindelar of Lincoln, Violet and Patrick Costello of Apollo Beach, Fla., Arleen Kottman of Scribner, Patricia Dirkschneider of Fremont, Jane and Christopher Volle of Forsyth, Ill. and Sally and Ty Zellmer of Pierce; sister-in-law Irene Smeal of Scribner; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m, Friday, July 12, 2013, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fremont. Father Jim Keiter will officiate. Rosary is at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation is Thursday 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. all at the funeral home. Visitation is Friday at the church one hour prior to service. Burial will be at St. Leo’s Catholic Cemetery at Snyder, at 2 p.m. on Friday. Memorials may be given to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont is in charge of arrangements.

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