STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER 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... Posted on 5/16/13 at 10:35 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Three Great Teams=Three Great Blogs
Okay, I realize not everyone will agree with me that all three of these teams are great! (Commence the arguing Packer and Viking fans) But the fact is The Minnesota Vikings, The Green Bay Packers and ... Posted on 1/3/13 at 2:43 PM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Skol Vikings, let's go!
By Jessica Sly
Theres that moment when youre swallowed by the crowd of purple, clinging onto the back of your dads jersey, wondering how youll ever make it through. You duck your head, distracted by t... Posted on 11/30/12 at 2:12 PM
NEW PLATEAUS 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... Posted on 9/28/12 at 9:52 AM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG They Are Replacements People
It seems to be what everyone is talking about, everyone is giving an opinion on the issue and after wa... Posted on 9/23/12 at 4:18 PM
The last Saturday in April is designated Heritage Society Research Forum Day. In conjunction with this, the Kensington Area Heritage Society will sponsor a forum on Saturday, April 27 at the Community Center in Kensington.
Is the breakthrough to build a $975 million Viking stadium a huge victory or a costly boondoggle?
It all depends on how you feel about the Minnesota Vikings, state funding and gambling.
On Monday, Governor Mark Dayton signed the proposal. Only one hurdle remains – approval from the Minneapolis City Council, a probable, but not guaranteed action.
Gov. Mark Dayton, key legislators, Vikings owners and Minneapolis leaders announced a deal to build a $975 million Vikings stadium, which still needs approval from the Legislature and Minneapolis City Council.
A Minnesota Vikings vice president did not specifically say today what would happen if state leaders fail to approve a new stadium deal before the team’s Metrodome lease expires after this football stadium.
Minneapolis proposes building an $895 million Vikings football stadium on the Metrodome site, but two key legislative supporters wonder if there is enough time for the Legislature to approve a stadium.
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