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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.

Donald Meyer - January 16, 2013

Donald Louis Meyer, 82 years, of Tekamah, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Tekamah. A funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah. Rev. Travis Borkosky will officiate. Burial will follow at Herman Cemetery, Herman. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Wednesday with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Home in Tekamah. Visitation will be held Thursday at the church one hour prior to the service.
Pelan Funeral Home in Tekamah is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Chatt Center and Tekamah Rescue Squad.
Survivors include his wife, Reta of Tekamah; son and daughters-in-law, Merle and Leann Meyer of Herman, Nancy Meyer of Blair; daughters and son-in-law, Shari Widener of Tekamah, Melanie and Dick Pickell of Craig, Rita Harris of Onawa, Iowa; sisters, Ethel (Roby) Hartley of Maryville, Texas, Madeline Meyer of Pearland, Texas; brothers, Alfred (Elaine) Meyer of Anchorage, Ark., Earl (Sharyn) Meyer of Tomball, Texas; 18 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

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