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Old Engelstad Arena at UND to be demolished

June 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Preliminary work is under way for the demolition of the old Ralph Engelstad Arena on the University of North Dakota campus. Continue Reading

The Ralph reaches 5 million attendance

November 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ralph Engelstad Arena said tonight that it has welcomed its 5 millionth guest, a milestone for the 11-year-old facility on UND’s campus. Continue Reading

‘Home of the Fighting Sioux’ signage removed from REA exterior today

October 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Workers began removing “Home of the Fighting Sioux” from outside walls of Ralph Engelstad Arena today, as required by the 2007 agreement that settled a lawsuit between North Dakota and the NCAA. Continue Reading

Ralph Engelstad Arena nears 5 million in attendance

October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Attendance figures are calculated from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30 annually. For the 2011-2012 year, a total of 487,382 people attended events at the Grand Forks arena. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: NCAA’s nickname gesture appreciated

September 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Here’s to the NCAA’s decision and the negotiating team from North Dakota that helped bring it about. Continue Reading

NCAA: Most logos can stay at the Ralph Engelstad Arena

September 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In what’s likely a final round of negotiations over UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname, the NCAA has backed off its demand for wholesale stripping of the historic name and logo from the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Continue Reading

New look at center ice at Ralph Engelstad Arena

September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Using a stencil, four workers spent eight hours Wednesday painting the new UND hockey logo on the main rink at UND’s Ralph Engelstad Arena. Continue Reading

UND hockey vs. NDSU football: Big bucks drive the bus

June 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A phone call came to the office earlier this week from the Dalai Lama.
The Tibetan leader was asked for advice on the following topic: What is better, UND hockey or NDSU football? Continue Reading

Disney ‘Phineas and Ferb’ show coming to GF on Dec. 10

April 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A new live Disney stage show based on its popular Disney Channel TV series “Phineas and Ferb” will be in Grand Forks Dec. 10 at Ralph Engelstad Arena, it was announced today. Continue Reading

‘Crocodile Rock’ rocks Ralph

March 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Music icon Elton John receives warm welcome on ‘bloody cold’ nightElton John seemed as surprised to be playing Grand Forks as some were to see a star of his size here, but he said he was glad he made it. “I never thought I’d say that, but I’m here,” said the rock star following the second song, “Benny and Jets,” of his concert Saturday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Continue Reading