The event signifies the start of construction on the 65,000-seat, 1.7 million-square-foot facility, scheduled for completion in July 2016.
National Football League Commissioner (NFL) Roger Goodell left a meeting with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders National Football League Commissioner (NFL) Roger Goodell speaks to the press amassed outside of the Governor’s Office today (April 20) after meeting with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders. (Photo by T.W. Budig) this morning (April [...]
The Minnesota Vikings released three conceptual images illustrating the proposed new stadium on the current Metrodome site in Downtown East. Two of the images, including a night scene incorporating the downtown skyline, depict events surrounding Vikings game days. The third illustrates non-game day activity and a closer look at the proposed Winter Garden light rail train [...]
Minnesotans say they treasure the Minnesota Vikings football team, but they don’t want to help pay for a new stadium to keep them. That’s the dilemma for the Minnesota Legislature that keeps stalling, hoping they can put this decision off until after the November elections. Meanwhile, the Vikings insist they want a new $975 million [...]
Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday, Jan. 24 retraced the factors that led him to abandon the Linden Avenue site in downtown Minneapolis — the proposed Vikings’ stadium site he has gently leaned towards — to the conclusion the only chance of success this legislative session lies with the Metrodome. Dayton spoke on the eve of [...]