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Josh Dockter, who lives near West Fargo, puts the finishing touches on a remotely operated vehicle before sending it into Lake Sallie in Detroit Lakes, Minn. on Saturday. Kia Farhang / The Forum

Clay County 4-H’ers test water robots

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DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — Emily Dockter held two battery clips in her hands as she stood on the dock at Lake Sallie on Saturday.

“Black to black?” She asked the rest of her aquatic robotic crew. “Or black to red?”


Dockter, who lives north of West Fargo, was hooking up a battery in one of the last steps before she and the rest of her crew could pilot a camera-equipped robot on the water.

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