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On The Street
February 23, 2012
Legislators begin introducing stadium ideas
February 23, 2012 - 4:45pm
December 20, 2011
Koch scandal could slow Vikings stadium discussion
ST. PAUL -- Upheaval within Senate Republican ranks could delay work on a Minnesota Vikings football stadium. "Obviously, it's a bump in the road," said Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, who is chief House point man for a stadium bill. Sen. Amy Koch, who resigned last week as majority...
December 20, 2011 - 12:38pm
December 6, 2011
White Earth proposes casino to keep Vikings in Minnesota
December 6, 2011 - 2:16pm
November 29, 2011
Vikings avoid telling what would happen without stadium lease
ST. PAUL -- 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. Sen. Barb Goodwin, DFL-Columbia Heights, asked Lester Bagley...
November 29, 2011 - 2:17pm
November 3, 2011
Vikings stadium special session plan derails
ST. PAUL -- The wheels are coming off the Minnesota Vikings stadium express. A Wednesday meeting among key politicians resulted in one agreement: A special legislative session to deal with building a new stadium is not likely, definitely not before Thanksgiving. Democratic Gov.
November 3, 2011 - 7:25am
November 1, 2011
Stadium setback: Key politicians say public vote needed
ST. PAUL -- A Vikings football stadium proposal suffered a setback today when legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton announced that a public vote will be needed to approve a sales tax increase to help pay for a stadium. For months, stadium backers have said a public referendum...
November 1, 2011 - 2:31pm
October 27, 2011
Lawmakers oppose gambling for stadium funding
ST. PAUL -- A coalition of legislators ranging from the most conservative to the most liberal say that using gambling funds to finance a new Vikings football stadium is a sure bet to do the state more harm than good. Sen.
October 27, 2011 - 4:22pm
October 21, 2011
Odd legislative couple suggests giving Vikings the Metrodome
ST. PAUL -- A conservative representative and liberal senator who seldom agree on political issues want to give the Minnesota Vikings football team the Metrodome if the team agrees to stay in the state 25 years. Rep. Linda Runbeck, R-Circle Pines, and Sen.
October 21, 2011 - 2:02pm
October 20, 2011
Dayton hopes for stadium plan on Nov. 7
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants the Minnesota Vikings, Ramsey County and others to provide him enough information so he can release a Vikings stadium proposal on Nov. 7. That would be two weeks before he plans a special legislative session to vote on a stadium plan. Dayton hosted...
October 20, 2011 - 7:44am
June 15, 2011
Time running out on Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL -- State and Minnesota Vikings leaders called Tuesday talks about a new stadium constructive, but they offered no proof that stadium construction was any closer than it has been for months, or even years. The take-away from the 90-minute meeting was that a bill must be written...
June 15, 2011 - 10:31am
May 17, 2011
NFL commissioner to visit Dayton, lawmakers on stadium
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will host an early Tuesday meeting with the National Football League commissioner and sponsors of legislation to build a new Vikings stadium. Commissioner Roger Goodell is in Minnesota to discuss the $1 billion stadium project, which the Vikings...
May 17, 2011 - 7:11am
May 10, 2011
Vikings stadium cost - by the numbers
Here is a financial breakdown of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium proposed for Arden Hills: Total cost: $1.057 billion Retractable-roof stadium: $884 million Infrastructure, parking, environmental needs: $173 million Off-site transportation needs: $7 million per year Vikings to...
May 10, 2011 - 3:59pm
Vikings pick old ammo site for stadium
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings married Ramsey County this afternoon and plan their honeymoon on a former ammunition-making site. The Vikings and county officials called an afternoon news conference to make the announcement about where they hope to build a new professional football...
May 10, 2011 - 2:24pm
Minneapolis proposes $895 million stadium late in session
ST. PAUL -- 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. A competing proposal from Ramsey County is expected to be unveiled...
May 10, 2011 - 7:37am
April 30, 2011
No hearings, but Vikings' stadium bill alive
ST. PAUL -- The Senate author of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium bill remains optimistic that the Legislature can find a way to finance a stadium even though time is running out on the session and the proposal has not had a single committee hearing. Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, said...
April 30, 2011 - 11:55am