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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.

Arlene Janning - March 13, 2013

Arlene A. Janning, 80, of Carroll, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll.
Mass of Christian burial was Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. Fr. Timothy Schott officiated.
Memorials may be left at the funeral home or the church for St. Lawrence Parish or Holy Spirit Parish.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll.
Survivors include her husband, Bernie Janning of Carroll; her children, Gerry Remm and wife Brenda of Arlington, Lou Ann Carter and husband Rick of Lincoln, Donna Hanson and husband Darin of Lincoln, and Darrin Janning and friend Sheila Kelly of Carroll; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her step-children, Sheila Lach of Treasure Island, Fla., Kevin Janning of Omaha, NE, and Kreg Janning and wife Katherine of Richmond, Va.; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Darlene Wortman of West Point, Katie Surman of West Point, John (Mary Ann) Janning of Carroll, Earnest (Diane) Janning of Glidden, Lowell (Julia) Janning of Glidden, Kenneth Janning of Carroll, Lois (Dan) Mein of Leavenworth, Kan., Mary Lou Janning of Carroll, and Art Becker of Charter Oak; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other extended relatives.

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