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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
MHA Nation passes resolution calling for ‘Redskins’ nickname change
With a national movement aimed at changing a controversial pro football team’s nickname gaining steam, the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation’s tribal chairman has some advice for Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder.
October 26, 2013 - 8:15pm
May 29, 2013
Court rejects appeal to save Sioux nickname
GRAND FORKS -- In what may be the final chapter in the fight over the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname, a federal appeals court Wednesday affirmed a lower court's judgment against the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe in its effort to save the nickname. The 8th U.S. Circuit...
May 29, 2013 - 12:50pm
August 8, 2012
Judge throws out lawsuit over Fighting Sioux name
FARGO (AP) -- A federal judge has relegated the political fight over the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux to the history books, but...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Dickinson: The Queen City; Old nickname for city on the western edge a mystery
Dickinson has been crowned "The Queen City of the Prairies" for more than a century, but it begs the question: Where did the name come from? "I've...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
UND fans are 'Still Proud' after Tuesday's nickname vote
GRAND FORKS -- Many of the headlines suggested it's over. "Dispute over N.D. Fighting Sioux nickname nears end," the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported Wednesday, and newspapers around the country echoed that. But is it the end? Tuesday's vote on whether the University of North...
June 14, 2012 - 12:55am
June 12, 2012
ND voters: Retire the Fighting Sioux nickname
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakotans signaled Tuesday they're ready to say goodbye to UND's Fighting Sioux nickname, overwhelmingly favoring a ballot...
June 12, 2012 - 9:56pm
May 17, 2012
Fighting Sioux name supporters vow to continue fight
GRAND FORKS -- People working to persuade North Dakota voters to allow retirement of University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname next month say they're encouraged by poll results released Wednesday showing their side with an edge among likely voters. But leaders of the...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Voters: Retire Fighting Sioux name
GRAND FORKS -- A month before the electoral showdown over the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname, a new statewide poll shows...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Tribal members want voice in UND nickname debate
FARGO (AP) -- An attorney for an American Indian group suing the NCAA in hopes of saving the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname said Thursday that a 2007 settlement should be thrown out so namesake tribes can be heard. Reed Soderstrom, a Minot lawyer, argued in...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
December 24, 2011
NCAA: Dismiss nickname lawsuit
GRAND FORKS -- As expected, the NCAA has asked a federal court to toss the lawsuit brought against the association by Sioux Indians who support...
December 24, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2011
Fighting for the Sioux nickname
GRAND FORKS - Fighting Sioux nickname supporters from the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe said they will file petition forms and affidavits of committee members with the secretary of state's office today to refer to voters recent legislative action aimed at the nickname's retirement.The nickname...
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
UND: Call us North Dakota
GRAND FORKS -- As part of the University of North Dakota's effort to transition away from the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, a senior UND athletics official has circulated an email to officials of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and other conferences, advising them that...
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
November 18, 2011
Measure planned to keep UND name
BISMARCK (AP) -- A group of American Indians who want the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname hope to put the issue to voters, their lawyer said Thursday. Members of the Spirit Lake Sioux tribe who back the nickname say they plan to gather signatures to...
November 18, 2011 - 12:00am
November 10, 2011
House approves, Gov. signs UND nickname bill
BISMARCK -- This wasn't an easy vote. It wasn't an easy speech. "Since I was a little girl who made day trips from Bismarck to Grand Forks to watch Fighting Sioux sports, I have identified this name and symbol with an institution that I love very much," Rep. Stacey Dahl, R-Grand...
November 10, 2011 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Fighting Sioux no longer
MAYVILLE -- In the end, the decision came with a shrug and a sigh. The Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, cherished symbols of UND athletic teams for nearly 80 years, must be consigned to history, the State Board of Higher Education ruled Thursday. The board directed Chancellor...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am