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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.

Michelle Gatzemeyer - October 13, 2010

Michelle M. Gatzemeyer, 44, of Bancroft, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Funeral services were Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bancroft. Father Paul Ortmeier officiated. Interment was in the Holy Cross Catholic Church Cemetery in Bancroft.
Survivors include her husband, Todd of Bancroft; four children, Chase Goeken of Lincoln, Paige Goeken also of Lincoln, Vicki Gatzemeyer of Bancroft-Rosalie, and William Gatzemeyer of Bancroft-Rosalie; parents, Anton and Tim and Claudette Jensen of Hartington; siblings, Marylou and Bob Pycha of Scribner; Anton Jr. “Jody” and Rhonda Jensen of Morse Bluff; Ken and Bonnie Jensen of Newcastle; Tiffani and Lee Stegemann of Wayne; step sons, Colbey Gatzemeyer of Omaha, and Colter Gatzemeyer of Sioux City, Iowa; and her paternal grandmother, Lucile Jensen of Hartington.
Muderloh Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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