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January 21, 2014
Vikings stadium challenge tossed out
By DOUG BELDEN, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a legal challenge holding up the sale of public bonds for the new Vikings stadium in Minneapolis. The dismissal prompted the head of the stadium authority to say she is confident...
January 21, 2014 - 10:14pm
January 17, 2014
Alternative financing may be needed on Vikings stadium
By DOUG BELDEN, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — Friday passed without the state Supreme Court ruling on a legal challenge that’s held up the sale of public bonds for the new Vikings stadium, further squeezing officials who say they need millions from the bond proceeds next...
news / politics
January 17, 2014 - 9:41pm
January 6, 2014
Doug Wolter: Vikings have a big mess to clean up
A little bit about a bunch of things regarding the dear old NFL: Da Vikings I don’t know who the Minnesota Vikings will choose to be their new head coach, but it’s interesting to consider how closely coaches’ futures are tied to the players under them. Recently fired head...
sports / pro
January 6, 2014 - 11:55pm
October 3, 2013
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
August 13, 2013
Investigators prepare to look into Vikings owners
ST. PAUL — The agency building a new Vikings football stadium has delayed signing paperwork with the team and hired investigators to look into finances of team owners after a New Jersey judge harshly criticized the owners. Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen of the Minnesota Sports...
August 13, 2013 - 10:11pm
August 8, 2013
Lawsuit prompts Dayton to seek investigation into Vikings owners
REDWOOD FALLS — Gov. Mark Dayton wants an investigation into owners of the Minnesota Vikings in light of a New Jersey judge’s critical comments about them this week in a 21-year-old lawsuit. Dayton Thursday asked the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority to have its lawyers examine...
August 8, 2013 - 11:01pm
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
As others see it: A stadium for the future
The new Minnesota Vikings stadium plan can be described in three simple letters -- wow! The proposal calls for a multipurpose sports stadium with a translucent roof letting the sunshine in, giant pivoting glass doors opening to downtown Minneapolis and unique exterior of glass and...
opinion / editorials
May 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Capital Chatter: Vikings say seat licenses were part of the deal
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings say Gov. Mark Dayton and others are jumping the gun in criticizing the idea of selling pricey seats to some season-ticket holders. In strong language, Dayton wrote to Vikings owners complaining about their interest in selling high-priced seat licenses...
news / politics
November 16, 2012 - 9:24pm
May 23, 2012
Column: A productive session
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. Lawmakers' progress on significant pieces of legislation...
opinion / columns / politics
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 21, 2012
As others see it: Stadium deal works
The biggest win for Minnesota in the Vikings stadium deal is that it finally got done. Minnesota will have a professional football team for the next 30 years playing in a first-class stadium. And as one legislator said, if you don't gamble in bars or go to a game, the new stadium...
opinion / politics
May 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 10, 2012
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...
news / pro
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...
news / politics / pro
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...
news / politics / pro
May 9, 2012 - 12:08am
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...
news / pro / politics
May 7, 2012 - 10:48pm