Lester Bagley

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Vikings VP Says They’re ‘Near The End’ Of Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is very clear about where he stands on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal unveiled a few days ago — he’s against it.


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Vikings: ‘No Point’ In Filing Notice To Relocate

A Minnesota Vikings executive says the team hasn’t filed a notice of relocation with the NFL and it doesn’t appear they will.


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Bagley: Ramsey Co. Hanging In There; Mpls. Not Out

he Minnesota Vikings dislike a new stadium funding source presented to them by Ramsey County officials. Lester Bagley, the Minnesota Vikings vice-president of Public Affairs and Stadium Development, spoke with Steve Thomson and Eric Nelson of WCCO Radio. He said this wasn’t the county’s best proposal.


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Another Vikings Stadium Proposal, Another Set Of Issues

Just when you thought you’d heard every stadium idea imaginable, a new site is emerging and it could solve one of the Vikings’ concerns.


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NFL Timing May Slow Vikes Stadium Momentum

For a solid decade, the countdown to the end of the Minnesota Vikings’ lease at the Metrodome has hung like a hammer over the political debate on whether citizens should help pay for a new stadium.


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Bagley Talks New Stadium And Metrodome Lease

The deadline for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium came and went.


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Ramsey, Minneapolis Offer Vikings Stadium Plans

Ramsey County leaders upped its financial offer Thursday to be the home of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium to a total of $375 million, while the city of Minneapolis offered $313 million for the team to rebuild at the current Metrodome site.


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Time’s Up On Vikings Metrodome Lease

To use a sports cliché — the clock’s run out.


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Countdown To Stadium Hearings At State Capitol

The Minnesota Senate on Tuesday will hold highly-anticipated hearings on whether to build the Minnesota Vikings a new stadium.


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Vikings: Lease Really Does Expire In 2011

The Minnesota Vikings are disputing a reading of their lease that suggests they might have to play in the Metrodome for one more season after this one.


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Time Running Thin For Vikings Stadium To Get Done

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton plans to meet as early as Monday with top lawmakers and Vikings team officials to try to jumpstart the Vikings stadium talks.


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Bagley: Major Push Now Begins For New Vikes Stadium

The home opener for the Minnesota Vikings also starts-off a countdown for the team as their Metrodome lease expires at the end of the season.


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New Stadium Obstacle Emerges As Vikings Offer More

The Minnesota Vikings say the team is willing to pay more for a suburban Twin Cities stadium, but the deal faces another complication as the state Senate majority leader insists on a public vote.


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Referendum Talk For Vikings Stadium Heats Up

One of the hot topics at the Minnesota State Fair and all over the state is the future of the Vikings and where they will play after this season.


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Dayton Would Support Vikings Stadium Referendum

Gov. Mark Dayton says he would support letting Ramsey County voters weigh in on a proposed sales tax increase for a new Vikings stadium.





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