The move comes after supporters of the controversial nickname filed petitions to put the issue before a statewide vote. The university's president said the school will continue to use the name and logo out of respect for the state's referendum process. The NCAA has told the school it could face sanctions.
Property owners asked to monitor river shorelines in ongoing search for Elle Ragin
Investigators are focusing their search on the Mississippi River in Stearns County.
Over 100 shots fired in Brooklyn Center, no injuries reported
Police said they haven't learned of any injuries as of Wednesday.
Unleashed, off-duty police K-9 attacks boy in Isanti
The attack involved an Anoka County Sheriff's Office K-9, named Bubba.
New 'Big Brother' season includes a Minnesota attorney
Michael Bruner will compete against 15 other houseguests starting Wednesday night.
Man, 34, dies after being found unresponsive in grain bin
The incident happened in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon.
Laser pointed at plane descending into MSP Airport
Nationwide, laser pointing incidents rose 42% last year compared to 2020.
Teenage boy dead, another critical in Minneapolis shooting
The shooting happened near a residential building in the Stevens Square neighborhood Tuesday night.
Brooklyn Park teen killed in fireworks accident identified
Jack Kocur, 18, was noted as a high school baseball player and a former student at St. Alphonsus Catholic School.
Chef Justin Sutherland suffers serious injuries in boat propeller accident
A fundraising campaign has been launched for the former Iron Chef contestant.
After husband's suicide, mom killed their 3 kids and herself in Vadnais Lake
Police have identified the victims of the weekend tragedy.
Sky turns green in Sioux Falls, orange in Twin Cities
A storm system brought a spectacular light show to the Upper Midwest.
NCAA to UND: Don't bring 'Fighting Sioux' name or logo to playoffs
The University of North Dakota must forfeit postseason play if the school displays the controversial nickname or logo, the NCAA said in a letter to the university provost.
North Dakotans vote to retire Fighting Sioux nickname
Backers of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux logo may finally have to give up the fight. Residents voted Tuesday to let the university end its use of the nickname. The NCAA has threatened sanctions against the school if its sports teams continue using the name and symbol.
North Dakota Supreme Court OKs public vote on Fighting Sioux nickname
North Dakota Supreme Court justices refused to block a June vote on the University of North Dakota's controversial team name. The NCAA says it will sanction the university if it keeps the nickname, while the Legislature has passed a law requiring the university to keep it.
Judge tosses out lawsuit aimed at restoring Fighting Sioux nickname
The judge ruled the lawsuit filed by six University of North Dakota students was rendered moot by this summer's statewide vote to retire the controversial nickname and logo. The judge ruled the nickname dispute has been "consigned to the dust heap of history." Some supporters still hope to file a petition to force another statewide vote.
Opponents backing out of athletic events against Fighting Sioux
The NCAA has threatened sanctions against the University of North Dakota for keeping its Fighting Sioux nickname. While that threat has not yet led to disappearance of the controversial name, it has prompted several other schools to drop North Dakota from their athletic schedules.
Lawsuit filed to stop public vote regarding UND's Fighting Sioux nickname
The North Dakota Supreme Court is being asked to hear the case. A court spokeswoman told the Associated Press the court has yet to decide whether to take it. Supporters of the nickname filed a petition asking for a public vote.
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