Hard To Imagine NDSU, Illinois State Or Northern Iowa Not Being National Champ

Some quick leftovers and stream-of-consciousness thoughts from Saturday’s 37-6 North Dakota State victory over Montana. Been watching Illinois State’s and Northern Iowa’s games the last few weeks on ESPN3 and, combined with watching NDSU week-in and week-out, I have to say I’d be shocked if the Redbirds, Bison or Panthers didn’t win the FCS national…
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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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