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Robot builders now ready for competition

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Wadena-Deer Creek High School students are participating in the FIRST Robotics competition for the second year.

While other kids had Presidents' Day off, the Terminators Team 3839 worked in the otherwise empty M State building to beat the clock and have the robot ready by Tuesday evening to send to the competition which will take place March 8-10 in Duluth.


"This robot is designed to pick up a basketball," instructor Mike Shrode said.

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