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Minnesota Vikings stadium
October 10, 2013
Gun clause in Minnesota Vikings lease irks lawmaker
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota legislator wants a provision stripped from the Vikings new stadium lease that would prevent the building from being used by businesses that sell guns and other weapons. Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington said in a letter Thursday...
October 10, 2013 - 2:56pm
October 4, 2013
Stadium panel approves construction: Wilfs are responsible for $477 million
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Vikings football season ticket holders will contribute $100 million toward a new stadium by purchasing seat licenses and team owners will pay the same amount from their own pockets under an agreement signed Thursday night. Owners Zygi and Mark Wilf are...
October 4, 2013 - 12:31am
October 3, 2013
Key Vikings stadium agreements on authority agenda
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Managers for the planned Minnesota Vikings stadium are ready to reveal fees facing fans and other aspects of the team's end of financing. Two key agreements governing the stadium were on Thursday's agenda for the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. One...
October 3, 2013 - 9:23am
August 23, 2013
Minnesota Vikings stadium timetable to get updated
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The much-anticipated groundbreaking for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium is being pushed out a bit longer. Officials involved in the $975 million planned Friday to discuss an updated timetable. Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority leader Michele...
August 23, 2013 - 9:10am
August 22, 2013
Many cash in already on Minnesota Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A white-collar brigade of accountants, architects, lawyers and other consultants has locked in millions of dollars in...
August 22, 2013 - 1:39pm
August 20, 2013
1-time Minnesota tobacco 'floor tax' yields $30.4M
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A one-time tax on cigarette supplies has generated more than $30.4 million, most of which will be used as a backup funding stream for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The Minnesota Department of Revenue released new details Tuesday. The tax was...
August 20, 2013 - 2:04pm
August 14, 2013
Dayton: Faith in Vikings 'undermined' by owners
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says his confidence in the owners of the Minnesota Vikings has been "undermined" by questionable business ethics but he warns the state risks losing its pro football team if a stadium deal unravels. Dayton told a Minnesota Public...
August 14, 2013 - 11:15am
August 8, 2013
Special session could dump ag tax
By Don Davis Forum News Service REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month meets to appropriate money for disaster relief. Dayton told reporters after he spoke at Farmfest...
August 8, 2013 - 1:43pm
August 1, 2013
Vikings stadium planners confronting site issues
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings stadium planners are identifying and starting to address environmental issues before construction begins. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on Thursday published hundreds of pages of data and analysis. The environmental impact...
August 1, 2013 - 11:04am
June 10, 2013
Minnesota charities group to tout electronic games
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota group that represents charitable gambling operators is holding meetings around the state to promote the struggling electronic bar games that are supposed to help pay for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The first of nine meetings hosted...
June 10, 2013 - 9:38am