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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.

Roy Dixon - August 01, 2012

Roy Marvin Dixon, age 83, of Bancroft, passed away July 28, 2012, in Sioux City, Iowa, surrounded by his family.
Roy is survived by his wife of 59 years, Irene Dixon of Bancroft; children, Brenda and husband Roger Daum of Cozad, Teresa and husband Dr. Pat Luse of Sioux City, Iowa, Charlotte and husband Bruce Andrews of Hampton, Roberta and husband Keith Weitzenkamp of Lyons, and Rhett and wife Shiela Dixon of Polk; brothers, Chris and wife Loretta Dixon of Columbus, and Ken Dixon of Lyons. Also surviving are his grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorials are suggested to the Gideons International.
Visitation will be held at the Oakland Evangelical Free Church in Oakland on Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 7 to 9 p.m. with family present to greet friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Oakland Evangelical Free Church in Oakland, with grandson Pastor Josh Luse officiating. His grandsons Troy Daum, Aaron Luse, Josh Luse, Gabe Luse, Ezra Luse, Andrew Luse, Blaine Andrews, Beau Andrews, Levi Dixon, Josiah Dixon, and Hunter Dixon will act as pallbearers. Burial with military honors provided by his comrades from the Bancroft American Legion Post 191 and the Lyons Post 7998 will follow in the Lyons Cemetery.
Grandson Tim Daum, owner of Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home in McCook, is in charge of the arrangements.

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