VIDEO: UND Hockey Fans Boo New Nickname, Chant ‘Sioux Forever’

University of North Dakota hockey fans were displeased Friday night when the public-address announcer at Ralph Engelstad Arena pronounced the “Fighting Hawks are at full strength!” It may take a little longer than I figured for the new nickname to catch on.

’60 Minutes’ Likely To Compare Sadek Case To Similar Story In Florida That Spurred State Law

The story of Andrew Sadek and his mysterious death will be a major part of a “60 Minutes” story that will air Sunday night at 6 p.m. on CBS. Sadek was a 20-year-old student at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton when agreed to become a drug informant for law enforcement after he…
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AUDIO: Ex-Bison John Crockett Says Thursday Was “one Of Best Days Ever”

Former North Dakota State running back John Crockett found out three hours before kickoff that he was being added to the Green Bay Packers’ active roster for their game against the Detroit Lions. It was to be his first NFL regular-season game. It turned out to be, in Crockett’s words, one his “best days ever.”…
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Crystal Sugar Letter To Employees Threatens Labor Dispute

My column in this morning’s Forum outlines a letter American Crystal Sugar sent to union employees at its factories in Moorhead, East Grand Forks, Crookston, Hillsboro and Drayon. I talked with Lisa Borgen, Crystal’s VP of administration, and she said the letter was simply to let employees know what’s happening. “We’re very hopeful we will…
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Q & A With Former Bison Athletic Director Gene Taylor

Gene Taylor was the athletic director who guided North Dakota State from its Division II days to the ultra-successful early days of Division I. Under his watch, the Bison made a national splash in FCS football by winning three straight national titles and beating numerous FBS teams. The Bison men’s basketball team also made two…
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