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The Senate Vikings’ stadium bill cleared another committee today (April 24), edging the stadium initiative closer to anticipated Vikings’ stadium front man Lester Bagley testifies in the Senate Jobs and Econonic Growth Committee today (April 24) as Senate stadium bill author Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, (right) listens. (Photo by T.W. Budig) up-or-down votes on the […]

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The Vikings’ stadium bill is moving to the House floor for the first time. The House Ways and Means Committee today (April 23) blew a breath of life into the stalled Vikings’ stadium initiative in the Republican House through two key votes. The committee Monday evening amended a Vikings’ stadium provision onto a charitable gambling […]

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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 […]

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A Vikings’ stadium bill and means for the state to fund its share of the proposed $1 billion, so-called “People’s Stadium” in downtown Minneapolis was approved by a House committee today (April 2). Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, saw his stadium legislation pass the House Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee on a voice Executive Director King […]

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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 […]

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News that a majority of the Minneapolis City Council are on-board with the Vikings’ stadium bill had Sen. Sean Nienow thinking in terms of resuscitation. “I think it pumps a little more life into a dying Vikings’ stadium proposal,” said Nienow, R-Cambridge. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, Council President Barb Johnson, and supportive members of the […]

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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 […]

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