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Runaway horse-drawn Christmas wagon ride near Willmar injures driver and passengers
Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 31, 2016
Local teams shine at Minnesota BEST competition
The Fifth annual Minnesota BEST Competition was held Friday and Saturday at New London-Spicer High School. ARCHER Robotics took first place. NLS Tool Cats took second second and MACCRAY Robotics took third place. The BEST Awards are given to the teams that best embody the concept...
October 31, 2016 - 12:26pm
October 28, 2016
Minnesota BEST robotics competition Friday, Saturday at NLS
NEW LONDON — The fifth annual Minnesota BEST robotics competition takes place Friday and Saturday at the New London-Spicer High School. BEST stands for Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology. Six teams will compete including ARCHER Home School, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa,...
October 28, 2016 - 7:17am
January 23, 2016
Public gets chance to operate new robotic-surgery machine at Rice Hospital
One could paint a winning picture with the da Vinci Surgical System so responsive are the interactive robotic arms featuring an EndoWrist. The...
January 23, 2016 - 6:50am
Rice's robotic-assisted surgery highlighted at Willmar open house
Willmar Senior High School junior Joseph Fernandez, in foreground on the 3D vision system console, mimics a surgeon Friday as he operates the...
January 23, 2016 - 12:13am
December 11, 2014
NLS wins robotics competition
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer ToolCats Robotics team took first place in the robotics portion of the Northern Plains BEST regional championship competition Dec. 4-6 in Fargo, N.D. With 36 teams from all over North America including Connecticut, Ohio and Canada, there was “no...
December 11, 2014 - 11:04pm
October 26, 2014
NLS robotics team wins Saturday, earns invitation to regional championship
NEW LONDON — New London-Spicer won the robotics competition Saturday and Dream Technical Academy of Willmar won the Rookie Award at the third annual MN BEST robotics competition. BEST stands for Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology. The competition was held at New London-Spicer...
October 26, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 21, 2013
BEST robotics competition winners named
NEW LONDON — Winners were named in this weekend’s second annual Minnesota BEST high school robotics competition, which was conducted Friday...
October 21, 2013 - 4:13am
May 20, 2013
NLS robotics team wins second at state finals
MINNEAPOLIS -- The New London-Spicer robotics team was one of three teams earning second place Saturday in the Minnesota State Robotics Finals at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota. The NLS team was in a three-team alliance with teams from Nevis and Prior...
May 20, 2013 - 4:00am
April 4, 2013
Willmar High School FIRST Robotic team members compete at a regional robotics competition in Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis March 30.
April 4, 2013 - 5:12pm
October 22, 2012
Robotics demo in Willmar, Minn.
October 22, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2012
Video: BEST Robotics Demonstration at Kandi Mall
Area teams tested out their robots at the Kandi Mall in Willmar in preparation for the first annual Minnesota BEST Robotics Competition which...
October 21, 2012 - 12:41pm
May 29, 2012
Willmar, Minn., FIRST Robotics team builds basket-shooting robot
For six weeks, the 15 members of the Willmar FIRST Robotics team used a box of parts and a challenge to develop a robot that can play basketball. Their...
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 18, 2010
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
December 7, 2010
NLS rookie robotics team on the rise
The students in Andy Paulson's high school robotics class readily acknowledge their creation is more function than form, but their affection...
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am