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ND court allows Fighting Sioux vote

Updated: April 3, 2012, 8:52 PM ET
Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota's Supreme Court is refusing to block a June election on whether the University of North Dakota should keep its Fighting Sioux nickname.

The court's ruling clears the way for a referendum about whether UND must continue using the nickname and a separate American Indian warrior profile logo.

The measure goes to a statewide vote June 12. If Fighting Sioux supporters lose, UND intends to drop the nickname and logo.

North Dakota's Board of Higher Education ...

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