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Time extended to vote for Cornelius

March 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

MHS mascot far behind in regional round competition. Continue Reading

Cornelius’ roots go back 50 years

March 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Winner of recent mascot contest was created by three Mitchell students.
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Cornelius named SD’s top mascot

March 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Regional voting begins with chance to advance to national competition.

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Across the country, more battles over use of American Indian names, imagery

July 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As UND prepares for a new academic year, the first in many years without the ubiquitous presence of the Sioux name, the debate over use of American Indian names and imagery continues around the country. Continue Reading

Judge tosses Spirit Lake tribe’s suit against NCAA

May 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Spirit Lake Sioux, through its Committee for Understanding and Respect, had asked the court to overturn the NCAA’s 2005 policy discouraging the use of American Indian names and imagery by member schools.
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SDSU joining growing number of schools to snub UND over ‘Fighting Sioux’ mascot

May 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota State has joined a growing number of schools that won’t schedule UND in athletics until the controversy over its Fighting Sioux nickname is resolved.
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Stingers unveil new mascot

April 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Willmar Stingers introduced a new mascot for the 2012 season at a press conference Monday at Lake Region Bank.
The mascot, “Barry,” is a tall, yellow bear who will debut with the Stingers on opening night on May 30. Continue Reading

SD lawmakers say no to buffalo mascot bill

February 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The buffalo bill was shot down Friday morning at the Legislature.

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SD Senate gives green light to state mascot bill

February 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota could soon have another state symbol to join the ranks of state bread, state soil, state sport and even state grass.
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Bison on way to becoming official South Dakota mascot

February 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota has a state bread, state soil, state sport and even state grass. Soon, it could also have a state mascot in the bison.
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