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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
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
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Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
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
Medora gears up for visitors
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
October 2, 2013
UND still known as 'Sioux' in the skies
GRAND FORKS -- While the University of North Dakota's athletic teams continue to compete without a nickname, there's still one place UND students go by the handle "Sioux": the friendly skies. The university's flight school still uses Sioux as the call sign for its fleet of about...
October 2, 2013 - 12:00am
January 18, 2013
UND mourning the loss of a longtime foe
GRAND FORKS -- When the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota play in men's hockey, anything can happen. It's a lesson some of John Marks' teammates found out the hard way in 1968. The teams played in the final game before Christmas in a tournament in Bloomington,...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Nickname issue will not appear on ballot in 2014
GRAND FORKS -- Supporters of the University of North Dakota's old Fighting Sioux nickname did not submit petitions to force another statewide vote on the issue by Wednesday's deadline, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Thursday. The Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe's pro-nickname Committee...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Montana tribes start receiving settlement money
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Some Indian tribes have started receiving their shares of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. government over mismanagement of their money and trust lands, while others are waiting and remain undecided on what to do with their windfall. The agreement between...
June 22, 2012 - 6:49pm
June 21, 2012
NDSU president Bresciani nicked Summit League commissioner for weighing in on UND nickname matter
FARGO -- It was January 2011 when Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple said it was University of North Dakota officials, not the league, who asked that retirement of the Fighting Sioux moniker be required for league membership. Douple's comment kicked up a dust-storm in an already...
June 21, 2012 - 11:45pm
June 19, 2012
Letter: Lessons learned in primary over Fighting Sioux
Why won't the Fighting Sioux supporters give up? Why didn't the allies give up in World Wars I and II, or the Union in the Civil War? We don't give in to evil forces. Why did the majority of North Dakotans just vote to teach their children to do that? There are lessons to be learned...
June 19, 2012 - 12:00am
June 5, 2012
UND coaches: Nickname effects are serious, real
FARGO -- A group of University of North Dakota athletic coaches say the embattled Fighting Sioux nickname and logo will hurt their ability to recruit, damage relationships with other schools and limit opportunities for student athletes until it is retired. Five coaches, including...
June 5, 2012 - 10:57pm
May 29, 2012
UND alums Parise, Greene face off for Cup
GRAND FORKS -- Room 103B in Walsh Hall is just 11 feet wide and 18 feet long. The contents crammed in there include two single beds, two desks, two dressers and -- nine years ago -- two future NHL captains and Stanley Cup finals opponents. New Jersey Devils captain Zach Parise and...
May 29, 2012 - 11:10pm
May 28, 2012
Positive end to a difficult time: UND looks back on building blocks to full Division I status
GRAND FORKS -- If things go according to plan this summer, UND's five-year NCAA Division I transition is over. In the final campaign, the University of North Dakota football team went 8-3 and captured a share of the Great West Conference title. The volleyball team won its third straight...
May 28, 2012 - 10:32pm
Big jump to the Big Sky
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota football coach Chris Mussman was asked if he feels a weight has been lifted off his shoulders now that the difficult transition from NCAA Division II to Division I is in the rear-view mirror. He just laughed. Like all of UND's programs heading...
May 28, 2012 - 10:31pm
May 17, 2012
Well, well, we meet again in 2015
FARGO -- The drama of the University of North Dakota vs. North Dakota State football series that has been on hold since 2003 surfaced again on...
May 17, 2012 - 12:08am
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
May 1, 2012
A chance in camp: Former UND football players get spot in Minnesota Vikings training camp
GRAND FORKS -- The Minnesota Vikings have extended rookie minicamp invitations to three former University of North Dakota football players, although...
May 1, 2012 - 12:05am
April 27, 2012
Sioux walk-ons do best to impress: Swedish safety, Alaskan wide receiver have aspirations of making team
GRAND FORKS -- At the University of North Dakota football spring game last Saturday, the Sioux coaching staff laid out the red carpet to try to impress approximately 50 high school recruits. Not every player with college football aspirations receives that kind of treatment. There...
April 27, 2012 - 12:04am
April 23, 2012
UND hockey coach Dave Hakstol has salary advantage over NDSU football coach Craig Bohl
FARGO -- In the Battle of the Coaching Pocketbook, University of North Dakota men's hockey coach Dave Hakstol is the state's public university...
April 23, 2012 - 11:20pm