• MSU baseball captain out of hospital after alleged assault

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The captain of the Minot State University baseball team who allegedly was assaulted over the weekend is out of the hospital.

  • NDSU coach finishes 10th in World Championships high jump

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — NDSU assistant track and field coach Trevor Barry finished 10th in the high jump at the IAAF World Championships in China.

  • Minot State disciplines 3 football players after incident

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has dismissed one football player and suspended indefinitely two others after they allegedly assaulted a member of the school’s baseball team.

  • Montana running back Joey Counts celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against North Dakota State on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Missoula, Mont. Montana won 38-35. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Montana stuns North Dakota State 38-35 on late TD

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bob Stitt is off and running at the University of Montana — at four-time defending national champion North Dakota State’s expense.

  • NDSU football team opens on road at Montana; game on ESPN

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University is beginning its quest for a fifth straight Football Championship Subdivision title.

  • In this Jan. 10, 2015 file photo, members of the North Dakota State football team hold the championship trophy after their 29-27 win over Illinois State in the FCS Championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas.  NDSU says it will start providing stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year with a goal of paying the full cost of attending college. Officials with the school that has won four straight Football Championship Subdivision titles say the anticipated additional cost will be up to $3,400 per full scholarship. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)

    FCS champions prepare for hostile environment in Missoula

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — In their short life as a Division I football program, the North Dakota State Bison have notched signature wins on the road at Iowa State, Kansas State, Kansas, Colorado State and Minnesota. Bison coach Chris Klieman says none of those places is as intimidating as the University of Montana’s home field.

  • UPDATES CAPTION TO REFLECT JUDGE’S RULING THURSDAY - This June 11, 2015, photo shows a dry water ditch next to a corn field in Cordova, Md. A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, blocked a new Obama administration, which would have given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. The rule was scheduled to take effect Friday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.

  • ‘North Dakota’ not among potential new nicknames for UND

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota on Friday set the process for voting on its new nickname, and no nickname — an option some people wanted but could have paved the way for the old “Fighting Sioux” moniker to persist — isn’t among the choices.

  • Police confront North Dakota students armed with telescope

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle.

  • In this Jan. 10, 2015 file photo, members of the North Dakota State football team hold the championship trophy after their 29-27 win over Illinois State in the FCS Championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas.  NDSU says it will start providing stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year with a goal of paying the full cost of attending college. Officials with the school that has won four straight Football Championship Subdivision titles say the anticipated additional cost will be up to $3,400 per full scholarship. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)

    FCS power North Dakota St to provide athlete stipends

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Football Championship Subdivision powerhouse North Dakota State said Thursday it will provide thousands of dollars in stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year, a move that could persuade other mid-majors to follow suit.