Why UND Having A New Nickname Is So Important

I’ll expand more broadly on the topic of why the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks is so important to the school and sports teams in Thursday’s Forum, but I wanted to re-run something that UND sports information director (and 2000 UND graduate) Jayson Hajdu wrote and shared (on Twitter of all places!) earlier this…
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Gov. Dalrymple Does Not Call For Ban Of Syrian Refugees

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple stopped short Monday of saying the state would not accept Syrian refugees, instead issuing a statement saying the state is in contact with federal officials to make sure all refugees “receive the highest level of background and security screening” to be considered for resettlement. The Republican governors of Maine, Nebraska,…
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DNR Seeks Public Input On Muskie Stocking In Franklin, Lizzie, Loon Lakes

Should muskies be stocked in Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail County? That’s the question the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking to answer with a public-input meeting scheduled next month. “The DNR is committed to seeking broad public input as it considers new muskie waters,” east metro area fisheries supervisor T.J.…
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Walter Palmer Doesn’t Own The Deer, Nor Does Anybody Else

Walter Palmer owns the land. He does not own the deer. That, in fewer than a dozen words, summarizes why some residents of Clay County are upset with Palmer, a Twin Cities dentist who is alleged to have directed associates — some locals call them henchmen — to patrol township roads and┬áprevent deer from leaving…
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Authorities Looking For Person Who Poached Big Mule Deer

Game and fish authorities are searching for the person who illegally killed a giant mule deer on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation last weekend. The investigation is spearheaded by the Three Affiliated Tribes Fish and Wildlife department, but North Dakota Game and Fish Department enforcement chief Bob Timian confirmed the deer was taken on the…
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