MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
Metrodome Seats Get New Life In Small TownIt's about as different from downtown Minneapolis as it gets: You could fit the entire population of Wells, Minnesota, inside the Metrodome -- 27 times over.
State-Of-The-Art Features Make New Vikings Stadium One-Of-A-KindThe Vikings' new $1 billion stadium will open in less than a year. As crews continue their work, David McCoy got a look inside at some of the features that will make U.S. Bank Stadium unique.
Will Downtown East Flourish From $1B Vikings Stadium?U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is just one year away from completion. And supporters of the $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium made a lot of development promises to get it built. But did they deliver?
Buy Dad A Piece Of The Metrodome For Father's DayYear after year it can be hard to come up with exciting and new gifts for Father's Day. As the annual holiday to celebrate dad is just around the corner, WCCO's Ali Lucia is taking a look at unique gifts for dad.
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New Vikings Stadium Nearly Halfway CompleteIf you've driven by the site of the new Vikings stadium lately, you've noticed that a lot of progress has been made. The stadium is now nearly 40 percent complete.
Hearty Fans Brave Outdoor High School Prep BowlIt still sounds the same at the Minnesota High School Prep Bowl, with bands belting out the tunes, fans cheering their lungs out. But cheering in comfort depends on your layers. Holdingford fan Angie Lichy and her boys brought a little extra to TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. "We have sleeping bags, lots of layers of clothes and … I made the boys wear their long underwear," Lichy said.
After 33 Years, H.S. Football Championships Returns To The OutdoorsIt's been more than three decades since the last time the Minnesota high school football championship was played outdoors. And like this year, weather played a key part. David McCoy shows why the 1981 was a game memorable for more than just its place in history.
Minneapolis To Host 2019 NCAA Final Four TournamentThe NCAA announced Friday that Minneapolis will host the 2019 NCAA Final Four tournament. Eight states were competing to host. The announcement was made at TCF Bank Stadium Friday night.
Construction Continues On Vikings Stadium Despite Unseasonable ColdCold weather isn't stopping work on the new Vikings stadium. The project hasn't missed a beat since cold weather invaded the area earlier than usual.
Vikings Prepare For Cold Late-Season GamesThough the label will only last for two years, the Minnesota Vikings are an outdoor team again. Their winter-weather mettle is about to be tested. The high on Sunday at Chicago has been predicted at 34 degrees, and then the Vikings have three straight games at their temporary home stadium on the University of Minnesota campus.