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Kennedy Truscinski, from the 3750 Gator Robotics team based in Badger,  uses a controller to operate the team’s robot at the West Central Week Zero Competition Saturday at Willmar Senior High School. play button
Not just a video game: FIRST Robotics teams gather to test robots
February 19, 2018 - 7:03am
October 31, 2016
Local teams shine at Minnesota BEST competition
October 31, 2016 - 12:26pm
October 28, 2016
Minnesota BEST robotics competition Friday, Saturday at NLS
October 28, 2016 - 7:17am
January 23, 2016
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Public gets chance to operate new robotic-surgery machine at Rice Hospital
January 23, 2016 - 6:50am
Willmar Senior High School junior Joseph Fernandez, in foreground on the 3D vision system console, mimics a surgeon Friday as he operates the interactive robotic arms, in the background, during an open house on robotic-assisted surgery systems at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Surgeon Steven Kidd, right, watches as Fernandez gently opens a bag of Skittles with the robotic arms. Surgeon Thomas Lange, second from left, explains the unit to Gary Danielson of New London. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Rice's robotic-assisted surgery highlighted at Willmar open house
January 23, 2016 - 12:13am
December 11, 2014
NLS wins robotics competition
December 11, 2014 - 11:04pm
October 26, 2014
NLS robotics team wins Saturday, earns invitation to regional championship
October 26, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 21, 2013
Referee Greg Swenson, left, of Willmar, observes Saturday as Alexis Vazquez, 16, a member of the New London-Spicer Robotics Team, attempts to move hangers from one stand to another using the team’s robotic invention. The second annual Minnesota BEST Robotics Competition was conducted this weekend at the NLS High School gym. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
BEST robotics competition winners named
October 21, 2013 - 4:13am
May 20, 2013
NLS robotics team wins second at state finals
May 20, 2013 - 4:00am
April 4, 2013
Willmar High School FIRST Robotic team members compete at the statewide robotic button
Robotics Competition
April 4, 2013 - 5:12pm
October 22, 2012
Eric Van Gulijk, from left, Evan Van Gulijk and Nick Petersen of the New London-Spicer High School team make adjustments Saturday during the BEST Robotics demonstration at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. Teams tested their robots in preparation for the Minnesota BEST Robotics Competition Friday and Saturday at NLS High School in New London. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)play button
Robotics demo in Willmar, Minn.
October 22, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2012
Area teams tested out their robots at the Kandi Mall in Willmar in preparation for the first annual Minnesota BEST Robotics Competition which will be held next weekend at the New London-Spicer High button
Video: BEST Robotics Demonstration at Kandi Mall
October 21, 2012 - 12:41pm
May 29, 2012
Cooper Ochsendorf,15, makes an adjustment to the Willmar FIRST Robotics team's basketball playing robot. The team competed this year for the first time in FIRST robotics, a 23-year-old program created by inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., FIRST Robotics team builds basket-shooting robot
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 18, 2010
Daniel Drodofsky, 17, from left, and Micah Chetrit, 16 observe Friday as Blake Roberg, 15, operates one of two robots displayed during a public showing of the New London Spicer robotics class accomplishments at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The team having just completed their competition representing the Upper Midwest as the Regional Champion for BEST Robotics is now preparing for their next competition to begin in January. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Robo champs
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
December 7, 2010
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
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am