A Troll Is Trying To Hijack The University Of North Dakota's Search For A New Nickname

When we last checked in with the University of North Dakota in the spring, they had convened a nickname committee to trawl through thousands of nominations to find something suitable to replace the Fighting Sioux. On July 21, the nickname committee met and agreed on five finalists (but not before sitting through a … »9/15/15 10:12pm9/15/15 10:12pm


North Dakota Zamboni driver Steve Anderson, whose DUI arrest we wrote about back in January, has bee

North Dakota Zamboni driver Steve Anderson, whose DUI arrest we wrote about back in January, has been sentenced to nine days in jail after the judge “rejected his lawyer’s argument that the ice-resurfacing machine didn’t meet the definition of a vehicle under city code.” [CBC] »6/02/15 11:02pm6/02/15 11:02pm

Man Applies For UND Head Coach Job, Cites Playing Madden As Experience

Thanks to years of playing the Madden and NCAA Football franchises on Sega Genesis and Playstation, Christopher McComas feels confident he can lead the University of North Dakota to football immortality. His plan? "Chuck the pigskin" and then chuck it some more. Relentless defense. No mercy punting. »12/11/13 10:45pm12/11/13 10:45pm

Watch Ron Burgundy Anchor An Actual Newscast In North Dakota

There's a new Anchorman movie coming out, which means Will Ferrell is making the rounds in character—ranging from Dodge ads to Canadian curling coverage. Tonight, he dropped by the studios of KXMB in Bismarck, North Dakota to co-anchor the CBS affiliate's broadcast following the Alabama-Auburn game. Here are some of… »11/30/13 9:09pm11/30/13 9:09pm

Fans Dress In KKK Hoods At A North Dakota High School Hockey Game, Coach Calls It "Pretty Tacky"

And that was the better response from a school administrator. Someone is either very handy with the Photoshop and committed to making North Dakota-area high schoolers look bad, or there are some extreeemely intolerant and/or stupid North Dakota-area high schoolers. From The Grand Forks Herald: »2/23/13 10:45am2/23/13 10:45am

North Dakota Passes A Law To Protect UND's Fighting Sioux Mascot; NCAA Will Make Them Break It

This week in North Dakota, where all news is news, the state legislature passed a law mandating that "the intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the [U]niversity of North Dakota shall be known as the [U]niversity of North Dakota fighting Sioux." Yes, the logo and nickname that the NCAA deemed were "disparaging"… »4/20/11 3:50pm4/20/11 3:50pm