North Dakota Higher Education Board to oppose Sioux bill
The Fighting Sioux nickname bill making its way through the North Dakota Legislature would accomplish nothing more than put the University of North Dakota back in the difficult position it was in when it first tangled with the NCAA, a member of the state Board of Higher Education said Tuesday.
"The bill just doesn't make sense," said Duaine Espegard, a retired Grand Forks banker and board member.
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