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Students in the New London-Spicer robotics program show off their robot and recent awards in a robotics competition. The team travels this weekend to Arkansas for the next level of competition. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

NLS rookie robotics team on the rise

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The students in Andy Paulson's high school robotics class readily acknowledge their creation is more function than form, but their affection for their 2-by-2-foot, 24-pound handmade robot named The Minotaur is pure.

After all, the simple wooden structure with a complex "brain" repeatedly excels in accomplishing its mission without breakdowns. The robust robot has won the New London-Spicer students a first-place trophy in a competition in October.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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