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February 18, 2020
Film about UND nickname saga to hit theaters May 1
A documentary that portrays a years-long saga to change the University of North Dakota athletics nickname is expected to come to some North Dakota...
February 18, 2020 - 6:18pm
December 26, 2019
A dramatic decade: Top North Dakota stories of the decade
BISMARCK -- Every decade brings change, but the past 10 years have dramatically altered the economic, political and social fabric of North Dakota....
December 26, 2019 - 6:00am
November 8, 2018
Kolpack: Fargo man's likeness will live in eternity with old Fighting Sioux logo
FARGO -- He could tell the story over and over and if you’re standing in front of Billy Laverdure, you could roll your eyes in disbelief. That...
November 8, 2018 - 5:13pm
October 1, 2013
UND still known as 'Sioux' in the skies; flight school uses call sign for aircraft
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - While the University of North Dakota's athletic teams continue to compete without a nickname, there's still one place UND...
October 1, 2013 - 9:15pm
May 29, 2013
Nickname a saga stretching decades
Revered by many but offensive to some American Indians, UND's Fighting Sioux nickname and Indian head logo were retired last year after a long and sometimes bitter fight that reached into classrooms and arenas, the UND Alumni Association and the North Dakota Legislature, voting booths...
May 29, 2013 - 10:11pm
Appeals court turns aside Spirit Lake committee's effort to save Fighting Sioux nickname
In what may well be the final chapter in the long, contentious fight over UND's Fighting Sioux nickname, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
May 29, 2013 - 1:41pm
April 1, 2013
'Fighting Sioux' sign finds a 'home' in Pisek, N.D.
Those letters that formerly spelled out "Home of the Fighting Sioux" on Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks may soon light the way along a stretch...
April 1, 2013 - 3:56pm
March 15, 2013
Iconic "Home Of The Fighting Sioux" sign to be auctioned
You want to spell out just how dismayed you are that UND no longer is "Home of the Fighting Sioux"? In big letters? UND's Ralph Engelstad Arena...
March 15, 2013 - 10:30am
February 14, 2013
Fighting Sioux nickname supporters make their case in U.S. Court of Appeals
ST. PAUL -- The Sioux people of the Spirit Lake Tribe are "indispensable parties" who should not have been denied a seat at the table as UND,...
February 14, 2013 - 10:44pm
January 29, 2013
'Redskins' again on defense over nickname
As the fight over UND's Fighting Sioux nickname begins to recede, another long-running dispute over an American Indian-themed sports nickname...
January 29, 2013 - 10:47pm
December 31, 2012
Top 10 stories on GrandForksHerald.com
1. THE EATBEAT: Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome (March 7). 2. Marilyn Hagerty takes America by viral storm (March 9) 3. Names released of New Town (N.D.) shooting victims (Nov. 19). Gunman kills 3 children, grandma. 4. UND receives NDSU's football banner from NCAA...
December 31, 2012 - 5:00am
The rest of the Top 10
The rest of the Top 10 stories of 2012 were not so lighthearted as Marilyn Hagerty's Internet fame. They ranged from stories about the shocking deaths of young people, to stories about surprising changes in the community, such as Grand Forks' only hospital buying its would-be rival...
December 31, 2012 - 5:00am
December 13, 2012
At deadline, no Fighting Sioux petitions filed
Supporters of UND's old Fighting Sioux nickname did not submit petitions to force another statewide vote on the issue by Wednesday's deadline,...
December 13, 2012 - 7:25pm
October 22, 2012
'Home of the Fighting Sioux' signage removal begins at Ralph Engelstad Arena
Workers began removing "Home of the Fighting Sioux" from outside walls of Ralph Engelstad Arena today, as required by the 2007 agreement that...
October 22, 2012 - 3:08pm
October 1, 2012
Larry Pankonin, Grand Forks, letter: The bullying NCAA doesn't deserve credit
GRAND FORKS -- Regarding the Herald's editorial, "NCAA's nickname gesture appreciated" (Page A4, Sept. 28). Hogwash! Why do some people continue to "suck up" to the NCAA and its so-called gestures of goodwill? I mean, how nice is it that the NCAA is "allowing" a private enterprise...
October 1, 2012 - 12:10am