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Astronaut Alum Giving Speech For UND Graduation

University of North Dakota summer graduates are getting some words of wisdom from the university’s out-of-this-world alumnus. The keynote address during the Friday afternoon summer commencement ceremony will be by astronaut and UND alum Karen Nyberg.

08/02/2013

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Astronaut Alum To Give Speech For UND Graduation

This year’s summer commencement ceremony at the University of North Dakota will be out of this world. Astronaut and UND alum Karen Nyberg will deliver the keynote speech from space.

07/26/2013

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UND Football Team Hires 2 Assistant Coaches

University of North Dakota head football coach Chris Mussman has announced the hiring of two assistant coaches.

06/06/2013

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Officials Say North Dakota Is Good Fit For Drones

North Dakota’s uncongested airspace and tumultuous weather conditions make the state an ideal spot for a civilian drones test site, say officials who are leading the campaign to land the federal project.

05/27/2013

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UND’s Kristo Named To Team USA For IIHF Tourney

University of North Dakota senior hockey forward Danny Kristo has been named to the U.S. team that will compete at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship.

04/26/2013

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Kleinsasser To Be Inducted Into UND Hall Of Fame

Retired Minnesota Viking Jim Kleinsasser headlines this year’s class of inductees into the University of North Dakota Letterwinners Athletics Hall of Fame.

07/16/2012

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Autopsy Released On UND College Student Found Dead

A University of North Dakota student found dead in a Grand Forks rail yard in March died of blood loss after his right arm got tangled in a train and was torn off.

06/28/2012

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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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