Wahpeton Economic Development

135 high school seniors from Richland County attended the 3rd Annual MFG Day event in Wahpeton, ND on October 12th. Five area businesses and education facilities participated - ND State College of Science, ComDel Innovation, FlexTM, Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative & Doosan Bobcat, Inc. Among the demonstrations and exhibits the students viewed was a can-crusher created by NDSCS's robotic, automation and mechatronics technology students. Grand prize daVinci Jr. 1.0 3D Printer donated by Minn-Dak Manufacturers Association was won by Wahpeton High School senior, Alison, who has already taken a class to learn programming of 3D printers. Schools who participated were Hankinson, Lidgerwood, Fairmount, Richland #44, Wyndmere and Wahpeton.