New Vikings Stadium
The Minnesota Vikings stadium drive at the Capitol may have been thrown for an unexpected loss on Wednesday.
There has been plenty of talk at the Minnesota State Capitol about a new Vikings stadium and now gambling is back on the table. But how much gambling money is actually available in Minnesota right now?
The Vikings stadium debate enters a critical week as talks between Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders continue.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak made a pitch to Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday to keep the Minnesota Vikings in downtown Minneapolis, saying a new football stadium could be built more cheaply there than the team’s preferred site in the suburbs.
The Vikings-Packer rivalry has a storied history 50 years in the making. It’s not too often the two see eye-to-eye especially on game day.
The Vikings stadium debate is rallying this week. Lawmakers postponed a meeting they were supposed to have on Monday but Gov. Mark Dayton still wants to hear from them.
If the Minnesota Vikings get a new stadium once the state’s budget deficit gets fixed, it wouldn’t be ready until 2015.
The Minnesota Vikings’ lottery scratch-off game was a resounding success in its first year, and now the team hopes to use some of the money generated to help pay for a new stadium.