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Press Pass: Clinton accepts Democratic nomination, Benefit ride planned for Dickinson woman injured in motorcycle accident, Police Blotter
Public Input Meeting to be held Tuesday to discuss proposed improvements to N.D. Highway 8 near Richardton
Construction begins Monday on Highway 22 north of Dickinson
North Dakota's oldest person in assisted living celebrates 105th birthday
West Acres adds Maris museum guard in wake of heist
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
good bad and ugly
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Con (Buz) Short
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
December 18, 2015
KOLPACK: Time for NCAA to share the D-I revenue pie with every sport
FARGO — Its national headquarters is bigger than the White House. It has just as many staff members as billion-dollar corporations because, well, it is a billion-dollar corporation. When anybody complains about the NCAA, it’s not as if it’s directed at a public face of the business....
December 18, 2015 - 12:44am
November 27, 2015
Other Views: Nickname fracas needn’t hurt UND fundraising
GRAND FORKS -- As university scandals go, it’s hard to beat the 2011 Jerry Sandusky firestorm at Penn State. Not only was the assistant football coach arrested and eventually convicted of child sex abuse, but also Penn State’s president and athletic director and a vice president...
November 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
September 3, 2015
UND athletics to offer full cost of attendance for all sports
GRAND FORKS — It was expected all along that the University of North Dakota would offer cost of attendance scholarships for men’s and women’s hockey players. UND will take things much further than that, though. The newly NCAA-approved scholarships, designed to give athletes...
September 3, 2015 - 1:01am
September 2, 2015
Other Views: Bashing NCAA over UND nickname is dumb
FARGO -- Those who cling desperately and foolishly to the University of North Dakota’s retired Fighting Sioux name and logo have taken to blaming the NCAA for bullying the university and the state of North Dakota into scrapping their precious moniker. It’s a strawman argument. The...
September 2, 2015 - 6:48pm
August 17, 2015
Sioux chants could mean consequences at UND
GRAND FORKS -- Continuing to play as UND/North Dakota wouldn't violate any NCAA rules unless fans continued to cheer for the Fighting Sioux and other schools complained about it. The NCAA passed rules restricting its members from using Native American imagery in 2005, and after...
August 17, 2015 - 10:26am
August 12, 2015
UND student survey seeks nickname input
GRAND FORKS — University of North Dakota Student Body President Matt Kopp is trying to find out what his fellow students think about the school’s ongoing nickname development process. Kopp said he emailed every student a survey on Tuesday to find out what they think about the...
August 12, 2015 - 11:18pm
October 18, 2014
Strategy for selecting new UND nickname still in works
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota nickname task force decided to create subcommittees that will develop a concrete plan of action for the group. At a meeting Friday, the group decided that once approved, the task force will then use that plan to develop the strategy...
October 18, 2014 - 4:57pm
June 11, 2014
Davidson: It was a ‘set up:' Fighting Sioux nickname supporter tell her story
A group of Sioux people who fought to keep UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname probably never had a chance of success, according to a book one of the group members have written. In a recent interview, author Eunice Davidson called the deal with the anti-nickname NCAA to keep the nickname...
June 11, 2014 - 11:43pm
April 29, 2014
Schlossman: Talking points for NCHC, NCAA hockey meetings
Coaches and athletic directors should have plenty to talk about at their national and league meetings this week in Marco Island, Fla. Here are six topics (three at National Collegiate Hockey Conference level, three at national level) that should be discussed:
April 29, 2014 - 12:01am
April 25, 2014
NDSU AD Taylor gives advice to power conferences
FARGO — North Dakota State athletic director Gene Taylor has some words of advice for the five NCAA Division I power conferences that are seeking more of a voice within the NCAA: Go ahead, make his day.
April 25, 2014 - 12:46am
April 9, 2014
UND sorority in trouble again: Parent organization apologizes for pro-nickname banner
By Anna Burleson Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota’s Gamma Phi Beta sorority is in hot water again for behavior...
April 9, 2014 - 10:44pm
February 7, 2014
Game’s future part of talks, but not Nickle Trophy
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota State University Athletic Director Gene Taylor said the days of the state’s two universities vying for the Nickel Trophy likely are over. Taylor’s reason is not because the two teams won’t meet again, however. Taylor said he is optimistic after...
February 7, 2014 - 10:06pm
August 10, 2013
NCAA taking stricter policy on helmet-to-helmet contact
FARGO -- The helmet-to-helmet college football rule that in past years was a 15-yard penalty will have a bigger bite this season. The NCAA is taking a zero tolerance policy of sorts. Players called for the infraction will automatically be ejected. That offseason change will be addressed...
August 10, 2013 - 12:22am
May 3, 2012
Judge throws tribes' lawsuit on Sioux nickname out of court
The attorney who argued the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe's case against the NCAA in federal court said he is "obviously disappointed by the result" but vows to carry on the fight to preserve UND's Fighting Sioux nickname. "We've gone forward the best way we know how and the final decision...
May 3, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
It's their name but they dare not say it
GRAND FORKS -- As the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux hockey team heads back to St. Paul for the NCAA tournament this weekend, two extra "referees" will be watching: the NCAA itself, which has banned the beleaguered nickname and logo from tournament play, and the state...
March 20, 2012 - 2:28pm