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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.

Julius Reimers - April 18, 2012

Julius H. Reimers, age 95 of West Point, died Friday, April 13, 2012 at St. Joseph Retirement Community.
A memorial service was Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at St. Joseph Retirement Community Chapel in West Point. Interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery in West Point. Rev. Christian Meier of West Point and Rev. Carl Kramer of Wahoo officiated.
Stokely Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include son and wife Eugene and Patsy Reimers of Glendale, Ariz.; daughter and husband Judy and Keith Lutz of West Point; daughter-in-law Doris Reimers of Golden, Colo.; nine grandchildren ­Debra and Carlo Cornacchia of Littleton, Colo., Cyndi Linne of Sarasota, Fla., David Reimers of Evergreen, Colo., Mark Reimers of Colorado Springs, Colo., Karri and Rudolph Resendez of Arvada, Colo., Tammy Lutz and Ty Wagoner of Bayard, Melissa and Kory Killingsworth of Lincoln, Angela and Brian Galloway of Omaha, Todd and Erin Lutz of West Point; 14 ­great-grandchildren, Tyler Linne, Jamie and Grace Cornacchia, Brigg Reimers, Luke and Kathryn Resendez, Parker and Hannah Lutz, Dillon and Madeline Galloway, Justice, Titus and Noah Killingsworth and Randal Wagoner; and a brother, Louis Reimers of West Point.

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