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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.

Helen Carroll - August 14, 2013

Funeral services for Helen Carroll, 91, of Stanton were Saturday, Aug. 10 at United Methodist Church in Stanton. Interment was at Stanton Cemetery. Rev. Grace Gichuru officiated with Alex Wolf assisting.
Helen died Tuesday Aug. 6, 2013 at Stanton Health Center in Stanton.
Helen is survived by her three sons Leon and Carol Carroll of Lincoln; Loren and Mardel Carroll of Stanton; Donald and Mary Carroll of Stanton; five granddaughters Tina and Jim Cope of Fremont; Sonja and Tim Andrews of Bellevue; Becky and Tate Wolf of Omaha; Beth and Chad McCreight of Lincoln; Amy and David Gonser of Waverly; six great grandchildren; one brother Orville and Alvina Heller of Norfolk; two sisters Delores and Don Schoenrock of Fayetteville, Tenn.; Joan Holmes of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister-in-law Joyce Heller of Stanton; and many nieces and nephews.

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