STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE 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... Posted on 9/4/12 at 10:16 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES 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... Posted on 11/17/11 at 5:41 AM
STAFF BLOG TALES FROM THE CHIEF Purple Power
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... Posted on 1/21/10 at 5:28 AM
REPRINT 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... Posted on 11/16/09 at 7:00 AM
ST. PAUL — The final days of the legislative session came with bipartisan agreements on three major pieces of legislation including the Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, Bonding Bill and a stadium which houses the Minnesota Vikings.
District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne
, May 23, 2012
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings are close to a new stadium after the House early today approved a construction plan 71-60.
Representatives debated the stadium bill an hour and 50 minutes after day-long negotiations produced a compromise bill after the House and Senate passed differing versions.
Vote to take place Monday evening
ST. PAUL — It will be a Monday night football game like none other.
The Minnesota Legislature plans to finally debate a Vikings stadium plan Monday, a debate many predict to last 12 hours in each chamber.
The Minnesota Legislature may be in overtime, but Republican lawmakers seem to be forgetting that getting things done requires teamwork — when it comes to moving a new Minnesota Vikings stadium forward, anyway.
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