Looking Back

Jun 29, 2017

Jack the Jackrabbit through the years

There are two theories as to how and why the Jackrabbits nickname evolved. The most common belief is that the name “Jackrabbits” came from a story and cartoon sketch that appeared in a Minneapolis newspaper following a 1905 football game between the University of Minnesota and South Dakota State College, as the university was then […]

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Investigating Sugar Beets

Jul 10, 2013

Investigating Sugar Beets

Known as Uncle Jimmy, James Shepard was an expert in sugar beets.

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