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Update: Smokers, corporations to provide stadium funding backup
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis Smokers will provide the backstop to Viking stadium construction funding, the governor and legislative leaders announced Thursday night. If that is not enough, elimin...
5/16/13 at 10:35 PM Smokers would help fund Vikings stadium construction 5/16/13 at 12:49 PM
Legislative notebook: Senate passes smaller minimum wage 5/9/13 at 8:44 AM
The NFL Refs Debacle: A Case Study in Hype
Continuing the theme this week of looking at the evidence, let's weigh in on the recently-resolved NFL referee uproar. Since the preseason of this NFL season, one topic has dominated sports pages, ai...
9/28/12 at 9:52 AM Vikings Stadium Kerfuffle 4/24/12 at 9:27 AM
Stadium or Not 3/26/12 at 2:30 PM
A long time away
It has been a long time. But I'm still here. I have taken quite a bit of time off in the month of August. Recently, I was gone for eight work days. I honestly don't remember the last time I had tha...
9/4/12 at 10:16 AM A blogging hiatus 5/11/12 at 2:03 PM
I sure wasn't awake, but I'm glad someone was 5/10/12 at 10:27 AM
Happy Viking Day!
Pillage and plunder and loot your hearts out, today, my friends, for it is Viking Day, the day upon which we celebrate our Scandinavian heritage (or lack thereof) and steal candy and flowers from ever...
2/14/12 at 3:59 PM Football Fever and the Baseball Bug 10/6/09 at 9:03 AM
First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo...
11/17/11 at 5:41 AM Fined for saying too little; fired for saying too much 11/2/10 at 7:14 PM
To say the Vikings looked good on both sides of the ball in their matchup against the Cowboys last week is an overtly obvious understatement. While the result of Sunday's game wasn't too surprising to...
1/21/10 at 5:28 AM Purple Pounding 11/22/09 at 2:04 PM
Favre foolishness 8/18/09 at 11:26 AM
1984: The Suffering of Minnesota Sports Fans
This 1984 Pea Pod hits a little too close to home most years to be very funny. Is there anything more frustrating than being a Vikings fan? On the bright side, we have hands down the coolest mascot...
11/16/09 at 7:00 AM
Anderson celebrates as Favre inks with Vikings
Tucked away in the upstairs of the Worthington Area YMCA is Josh Anderson's office. On the wall outside of his office is a picture of Brett Favre in his traditional No. 4. In this photo, Favre is wear...
8/19/09 at 11:08 AM