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August 20, 2014
Letter: Vikings urged to do the right thing
This is a critical plea. We call upon the people of Minnesota and Vikings fans everywhere to urge the use of bird-safe glass in the new stadium.
opinion / letters
August 20, 2014 - 11:53pm
January 27, 2014
'It's our time' for Minnesota Super Bowl
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is ramping up its campaign to get the 2018 Super Bowl in the new Vikings stadium at a time when construction has barely begun. "It's our time, it's our moment and we are ready," said Richard Davis, chairman of U.S. Bancorp and one of three leaders of a committee...
news / business
January 27, 2014 - 12:44pm
September 23, 2013
Minnesota prepares for Vikings stadium bond sale
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state of Minnesota is preparing to issue bonds that will cover the public share of the new Vikings stadium. Minnesota Management and Budget issued what's known as a "request for proposal" on Monday. It's a formal notice to financial institutions...
news / region
September 23, 2013 - 11:58am
September 16, 2013
Dayton: Wilfs should pay Vikings' share of stadium
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf should have to cover much of the team's share of stadium construction from their own pockets, not through profit from expensive personal seat licenses. Dayton sent a letter Monday...
news / region
September 16, 2013 - 2:44pm
August 8, 2013
Minnesota governor alarmed by Vikings owner legal woes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging an authority overseeing the new Vikings stadium to take extra precautions as it finalizes an agreement with the team's New Jersey-based owners given their legal woes back home. In a statement Dayton's office circulated...
news / region
August 8, 2013 - 10:47am
April 10, 2013
Hunt is on for new Vikings stadium funding source
ST. PAUL — The treasure hunt is on: Seeking money for Vikings stadium construction costs after the original plan produced less money than expected. The Minnesota House Taxes Committee discussed a bill, but took no votes Wednesday, that would slap a 10 percent tax on professional...
April 10, 2013 - 11:53pm
November 28, 2012
Duluth meeting gets opinions about new Vikings stadium
By Mike Creger, Forum Communications DULUTH — Dave Zbaracki’s family has had season tickets for Minnesota Vikings games since the team began play 51 years ago. That means 30 years of watching home games at the now outdated Metrodome. Zbaracki spoke out at a public listening session...
news / region
November 28, 2012 - 12:17am
November 16, 2012
Dayton: Vikings weren’t forthright about seat fees
By PATRICK CONDON, Associated Press Writer PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday that Minnesota Vikings officials weren’t forthright during negotiations about the possibility that season ticket holders could be charged hefty new fees to help fund the new stadium....
November 16, 2012 - 12:40am
November 15, 2012
Dayton: Vikings weren't forthright about seat fees
PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is not retreating from his vow to fight the Minnesota Vikings if they try to charge new big fees to season ticket holders to help fund the new football stadium. Dayton says Thursday that he believes the team was not forthright about the possibility...
news / region
November 15, 2012 - 11:48am
September 6, 2012
Vikings stadium design bidders get work showcase
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The five architectural firms competing to design the new Minnesota Vikings stadium were given a chance Thursday to show off their work. The open house at the Metrodome was sponsored by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, which is working with the team to...
September 6, 2012 - 12:38pm