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Cow's remains spark debate on NDSU campus

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Some North Dakota State University researchers believe it's time to excavate one of the most revered figures in school history.

Noble's Golden Marguerite was a champion Jersey dairy cow that produced nearly 1,000 pounds of butter fat in 1921, a state record that stood for nearly 50 years. The president at the time and others at a school affectionately known as "Cow College" and "Moo U" honored her with a monument that was originally placed in front of the school's dairy building.


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