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ND Vote Lets School Scrap Fighting Sioux Nickname

North Dakota voters decided Tuesday to let the state’s flagship university dump a controversial Fighting Sioux nickname that sparked threats of NCAA sanctions, ending — at least temporarily — a dispute simmering for decades that divided sports fans, alumni and even tribes.

06/12/2012

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Judge Tosses Out Tribes’ Lawsuit On Fighting Sioux Nickname

A judge has thrown out a federal lawsuit by a committee of tribal members trying to save the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname, an issue that has been debated on several fronts since the NCAA in 2005 declared the moniker hostile and abusive.

05/02/2012

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UND, NDSU Playing Spring Football Games

The University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University football teams are playing their annual spring games.

04/21/2012

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University Students React To UND Dry Frats

A string of incidents at the University Of North Dakota has Greek Organizations going dry. The school’s interfraternity council approved the alcohol ban last week. It will be in effect for the rest of the spring semester.

04/12/2012

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UND’s Top Scorer Leaving Early For The Pros

The leading scorer for the University of North Dakota hockey team is turning pro.

04/04/2012

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Grand Forks Body ID’d As Student From Mpls.

Authorities have identified a body found in a Grand Forks rail yard as a University of North Dakota student from Minneapolis.

03/26/2012

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North Dakota Beats W. Michigan 3-1

Aaron Dell made 25 saves and North Dakota beat Western Michigan 3-1 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA hockey regional finals.

03/24/2012

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UND Will Play Without Fighting Sioux Logo

The fighting Sioux from the University of North Dakota are in town for the West Regional NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament, but they’ve left the Sioux nickname and logo at home.

03/23/2012

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UND Back At X; Gophers Try To Get Frozen 4 Instead

North Dakota has returned to the Xcel Energy Center ice for more tournament action. Minnesota will be there, too, trying to get that ticket to the Frozen Four instead.

03/23/2012

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UND Women Getting Another Shot At Minnesota

The University of North Dakota women’s hockey assistant coach was a senior alternate captain on the 2006-07 Fighting Sioux men’s team that lost to rival Minnesota in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs, then came back and beat the Gophers a week later with a trip to the NCAA Frozen Four on the line.

03/09/2012

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Univ. Of ND Will Use Fighting Sioux Nickname

The University of North Dakota resumed using its contentious Fighting Sioux nickname Wednesday even though it triggered NCAA sanctions, leaving some fans weary of the seven-year fight over a moniker that critics believe is demeaning.

02/08/2012

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UND Hockey Gets Commitments From 2 Recruits

The University of North Dakota hockey program has received commitments from two more recruits.

01/31/2012

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UND Defenseman Blood Disciplined For Bad Behavior

University of North Dakota hockey coach Dave Hakstol has disciplined senior defenseman Ben Blood for his behavior following the team’s loss to Minnesota on Saturday night.

01/17/2012

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UND Says Cost Of Retiring Fighting Sioux: $750,000

It will cost the University of North Dakota about $750,000 to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, President Robert Kelley says.

10/19/2011

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Standout Minn. Prep QB Likes North Dakota

A standout Minnesota high school quarterback says he will play his college ball for the University of North Dakota if he doesn’t get an offer from Iowa.

09/26/2011

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Lawyer Blames Bad Bicycle Brakes For Wis. Fatality

The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports the felony murder trial of 23-year-old Jared C. Britton of Maplewood, Minn., began Tuesday in Hudson.

07/05/2011

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UND Airplane Makes Safe Emergency Landing

A University of North Dakota airplane made an emergency landing at an airport in northwest Minnesota. The two people aboard were unharmed.

06/24/2011

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Sioux Caravan Making Stops In ND, MN Cities

University of North Dakota coaches and athletes are traveling to four cities in the region in the coming week to meet with the public.

05/16/2011

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UND Awards Degree To Grad Student Killed By Punch

A former University of North Dakota student body president has been awarded a posthumous degree from the Grand Forks college.

05/14/2011

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Wild Sign North Dakota Defenseman Chad Genoway

The Minnesota Wild have signed former University of North Dakota defenseman Chay Genoway to an entry-level contract.

04/12/2011

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2 More UND Hockey Standouts Get NHL Contracts

Two more University of North Dakota hockey standouts have signed contracts with NHL teams.

04/12/2011

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UND Hockey Player Says He Was Unprepared For Temps

A University of North Dakota hockey player who suffered frostbite to toes on his right foot Jan. 31 says he was woefully unprepared for the minus-33 degree wind chill temperatures that evening.

03/18/2011

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Lawmakers Pass Bill To Keep UND’s “Fighting Sioux” Name

The North Dakota House has approved a bill that would force the University of North Dakota to keep the “Fighting Sioux” nickname.

02/21/2011

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Minn. Man Pleads Guilty In Fatal Street Fight

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty in a fight that led to the death of a former University of North Dakota student body president.

02/07/2011

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Hockey Player With Frostbite Says He’s Fine

Hospital officials say a star University of North Dakota hockey player who suffered frostbite to toes on his right foot has full use of all of his extremities.

02/04/2011

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