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Nineteen youths spent two days building robots through the Robo Storm Summer Camp at Northwest Technical College-Bemidji. The event culminated with a robotic battle. From left, Brady Duff, 12, Nick Lockner, 11, and Broc Waldhausen, 12, prepare to turn on their computer-programmed lego robots Wednesday afternoon. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

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BEMIDJI - A robot fighting competition wrapped up a local summer camp Wednesday afternoon.

The Robo Storm Summer Camp, held Tuesday and Wednesday at Northwest Technical College, provided 19 sixth- through eighth-grade campers the opportunity to build Lego robots and program them with Lego Mindstorm software.


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