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February 18, 2020
The University of North Dakota's "Fighting Sioux" nickname was eliminated in 2012 after years of clashes between lawmakers, NCAA and university officials and alumni. File photo / Forum News Service
Film about UND nickname saga to hit theaters May 1
February 18, 2020 - 6:18pm
December 26, 2019
Western North Dakota's oil boom has brought people, prosperity and crime to the Peace Garden State. Nothing changed the state more this decade than the rapid rise in oil and gas production. File photo / Forum News Service
A dramatic decade: Top North Dakota stories of the decade
December 26, 2019 - 6:00am
November 8, 2018
Fargo resident Billy Lavendure's profile may have been the inspiration for the last UND Fighting Sioux Native American logo.
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Kolpack: Fargo man's likeness will live in eternity with old Fighting Sioux logo
November 8, 2018 - 5:13pm
October 1, 2013
UND still known as 'Sioux' in the skies; flight school uses call sign for aircraft
October 1, 2013 - 9:15pm
May 29, 2013
Nickname a saga stretching decades
May 29, 2013 - 10:11pm
Appeals court turns aside Spirit Lake committee's effort to save Fighting Sioux nickname
May 29, 2013 - 1:41pm
April 1, 2013
Pisek, ND, farmer Mike Dvorak displays one of the 22 letters that spell out "Home of the Fighting Sioux" that he now owns after successfully bidding for them in an online auction from the Ralph Engelstad Arena. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
'Fighting Sioux' sign finds a 'home' in Pisek, N.D.
April 1, 2013 - 3:56pm
March 15, 2013
In this Herald file photo the Sign company employees remove the letter S from the word Sioux as the signage proclaiming Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. "Home of the Fighting Sioux" was taken down Monday Oct. 22, 2012. The removal was part of the agreement between the State of North Dakota and the NCAA over the University of North Dakota's use of the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. (Grand Forks Herald file photo by John Stennes)
Iconic "Home Of The Fighting Sioux" sign to be auctioned
March 15, 2013 - 10:30am
February 14, 2013
Fighting Sioux nickname supporters make their case in U.S. Court of Appeals
February 14, 2013 - 10:44pm
January 29, 2013
A Redskins fan covers his face after his team loses a first round NFC playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks at FedEx Field on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Md. Illustrates FBN-SEAHAWKS-REDSKINS (category s), by Mike Jones (c) 2013, The Washington Post. Moved Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (MUST CREDIT: Washington Post Photo by Ricky Carioti)
'Redskins' again on defense over nickname
January 29, 2013 - 10:47pm
December 31, 2012
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December 31, 2012 - 5:00am
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December 31, 2012 - 5:00am
December 13, 2012
Fighting Sioux logo (AP Photo/University of North Dakota via The Dickinson Press, File)
At deadline, no Fighting Sioux petitions filed
December 13, 2012 - 7:25pm
October 22, 2012
Workers remove "Home of the Fighting Sioux" signage at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (John Stennes / Grand Forks Herald)
'Home of the Fighting Sioux' signage removal begins at Ralph Engelstad Arena
October 22, 2012 - 3:08pm
October 1, 2012
Larry Pankonin, Grand Forks, letter: The bullying NCAA doesn't deserve credit
October 1, 2012 - 12:10am