State Board of Higher Education listening to nickname arguments
Published 05/14/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Updated 11:52 A.M.
Meeting still in progress
On the pro-nickname side, two members of the Spirit Lake tribe that worked to win a popular vote on the nickname and their political adviser want the state board to wait on a decision. On the anti-nickname side, the chairman of the Standing Rock tribe wants the board to kill the nickname immediately.