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Review Clears Vikings Owners’ Finances

The board overseeing the new Minnesota Vikings stadium says a financial review has cleared up questions about the team owners’ ability to pay their share. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority’s report was launched after a New Jersey judge came down on the Wilf family.

09/13/2013

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Many Already Cashing In On Minn. Vikings Stadium

Even before ground is broken on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, a white-collar brigade of accountants, architects, lawyers and other consultants has locked in millions of dollars in contracts that would complicate any effort to derail the project.

08/22/2013

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What Will The Vikings Stadium Bring To Downtown?

People are already talking about the economic impact of the new Vikings stadium, as a $400 million development is in the works to tie the east end of downtown in with the new stadium. The project will include two office towers big enough for 6,000 workers.

07/25/2013

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Official: Vikings Have Right For Seat Licenses

The head of the authority overseeing construction of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium says she expects any fees for personal seat licenses would be in line with those charged for other new stadiums recently built in the state.

11/16/2012

Downtown East

Vikings Put $50M Down To Kickstart Stadium

But behind the scenes, 2016 is the date on many Vikings’ fan calendars. That’s the projected opening of the new stadium in Minneapolis.

08/03/2012

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Saints Get One Step Closer To New Ballpark

The St. Paul Saints are another step closer to getting a new ballpark. The city’s Port Authority signed a $1.85 million agreement on Tuesday for an empty warehouse in the Lowertown area.

05/23/2012

Downtown East

Vikings Owners Hint At Retractable Roof For Stadium

The Metrodome always felt like a rental property for Zygi and Mark Wilf, two New Jersey real estate developers who purchased the Minnesota Vikings in 2005 with the hopes of moving out of the place as quickly as possible.

05/11/2012

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Mood Acrimonious As Vikings Stadium Talks Continue

Gov. Mark Dayton pronounced the monthslong state push to help build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium a “fiasco” on Wednesday, as the Legislature’s Republican leaders proposed a significantly smaller state contribution to the project.

05/02/2012

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Gophers Bid Farewell To Old Siebert Field

Siebert Field has been symbolic before the Metrodome became the Gophers temporary home. As they tear it down to build it back up, the memories come flooding back.

05/01/2012

Downtown East

Hurdles Left As Vikings Plan Nears Decisive Votes

The Minnesota Vikings stadium stampede is driving ahead, but some lawmakers are trying to slow its progress. The team’s bid for a nearly $1 billion stadium is nearing decisive action in the state Legislature.

04/25/2012

Downtown East

11th Hour Life For Vikings Stadium Bill

The final week of the legislative session is starting off with a double dose of Vikings stadium hearings. That plan has lurched back to life and it’s moving closer to votes by the full House and Senate.

04/24/2012

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Vikings Fans Rally At Capitol To Save Team, Fight For Bill

Like true Vikings, dozens of fans wearing head to toe purple and gold stormed the Minnesota Capitol steps, carrying signs and singing songs to try to keep the team here.

04/23/2012

Downtown East

Vikings Stadium Bill Dealt Major Blow For 2012

Minnesota Vikings fans have long been accustomed to the refrain “Just wait ’til next year,” and they heard it again Tuesday amid the fallout from a House committee’s vote against the team’s long-sought public subsidy to build a new stadium.

04/17/2012

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Private Stadium Talks At The City Council Level

Talks continue at the city level on a plan to build a new Vikings stadium at the Metrodome site. But no one wants to talk about the talks.

03/20/2012

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Zellers Calls Deadline Least Of Stadium Bill Snags

House Speaker Kurt Zellers says blowing past a Friday legislative deadline should not be the main concern for supporters of the Vikings stadium bill.

03/16/2012

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