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June 3, 2014
Numbers add up to Minneapolis Final Four bid
ST. PAUL — Minneapolis is in the final eight and hopes to snare the Final Four with the help of two national champions. It’s no slam dunk, but state leaders are optimistic that the National Collegiate Athletic Association will pick the as-yet-to-be-built Vikings stadium to...
June 3, 2014 - 9:06pm
Vikings stadium panel approves construction
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 responsible...
October 3, 2013 - 8:08pm
May 16, 2013
Cigarettes could back stadium construction
ST. PAUL -- Money from cigarette and corporate taxes could be earmarked for a new Vikings stadium, just in case. The taxes could be backup sources if other revenue sources continue to fall short, though supporters say they hope money from electronic pulltabs and bingo will be enough...
May 16, 2013 - 11:08pm
May 14, 2012
Dayton signs stadium bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Rep. Morrie Lanning knows how to win elections and football championships, and says getting a new Vikings stadium is much the same. "I'm a former football player who had an extraordinary team," the 1964 Concordia College of Moorhead center said Monday after...
May 14, 2012 - 11:12pm
May 11, 2012
Local legislators support new stadium
WORTHINGTON -- Doug Magnus has become a stadium expert. The Republican Senator from Slayton has been highly involved in stadiums for both the Minnesota Twins and a football stadium for the University of Minnesota. So when the Vikings wanted a new home, they knew just where to...
May 11, 2012 - 9:51pm
May 10, 2012
Legislature passes stadium bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings and their fans have something to cheer about. And they did cheer and sang "Skol, Vikings," the team's fight song, during a Thursday evening news conference celebrating legislative passage earlier in the day of a plan to build a new stadium for the...
May 10, 2012 - 9:14pm
Legislature approves stadium bill
ST. PAUL - Lawmakers approved the final version of a Vikings stadium construction plan Thursday, sending it to the governor's desk for approval. The new stadium would make Minnesota "a better place to live," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said shortly after the House approved...
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May 10, 2012 - 2:04pm
Stadium passes House, on to Senate
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...
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May 10, 2012 - 9:33am
May 9, 2012
Senate passes stadium; bill pressed for time as it moves forward
ST. PAUL - The task of finding a way to build a Vikings stadium falls to six legislative negotiators after the House and Senate passed different plans. The stadium half dozen will negotiate to find compromises that the Legislature can accept when the bill returns for full House and...
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May 9, 2012 - 12:08am
May 8, 2012
New Senate stadium plan includes user fees
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings fans would pay user fees under a revised Senate bill to construct a stadium debated Tuesday. Many senators, especially conservative Republicans, prefer expanding those fees to all users of a new stadium or finding other funding sources to eliminate the...
May 8, 2012 - 10:22pm
May 7, 2012
A decade later, House approves Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House approved a new Vikings stadium late Monday. The 73-58 vote sends it to the Senate, where it could be debated Tuesday or Wednesday. The $975 million proposal funded in part by charitable gambling taxes would be the largest single project the Legislature...
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May 7, 2012 - 10:48pm
May 3, 2012
Legislature to tackle stadium bill
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 $975 million facility is the single largest construction project state...
May 3, 2012 - 8:37pm
April 19, 2012
Stadium urgency increases
ST. PAUL -- Vikings stadium talk reached a fever pitch Thursday in anticipation of the National Football League commissioner's Friday visit with a message that appeared likely to be: Build a stadium or lose the team. "There is a sense of urgency that I have not seen," stadium supporter...
April 19, 2012 - 9:23pm
April 16, 2012
Legislative committee defeats Vikings stadium bill
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee voted 9-6 Monday night against a bill to build a Minnesota Vikings stadium. While a bill always can be resurrected, the vote makes it very difficult to approve a new stadium in the final days of the 2012 legislative session. Legislative leaders...
April 16, 2012 - 10:33pm
March 26, 2012
Legislative clock ticking on new Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis officials said they have enough votes on their city council to approve a new Vikings stadium, but the clock may run out before legislators can approve a new facility. It appears an increasing number of legislators want to go home for the year next week. If...
March 26, 2012 - 9:14pm