The groundbreaking for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium will be on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority confirmed the date Tuesday. It’s the official start of construction on the nearly $1 billion football stadium that will be built at the current Metrodome site.
It’s time to place your bids on pieces of Metrodome history. An auction is underway on more than a dozen items used inside the dome. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authorities is selling off the contents through the state auction site. Demolition of the building is set for next year.
Minnesota’s puffy-topped Metrodome that has hosted monster truck rallies, the Final Four and the Super Bowl will soon hold its final event. Ahead of its demolition, historians and others are sizing up what should be saved.
An official involved in the Minnesota Vikings stadium project says a goal for getting key elements of the financing locked in this week won’t be met.
Construction isn’t even underway on a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium, but a hard push is on by the team and its landlord to lure a Super Bowl, college football championship game and Final Four basketball tournament.
New NFL security rules will now ban off-duty law enforcement officers from taking their guns into stadiums. But some Minneapolis peace officers are saying they believe the policy is a violation of their rights.
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The Vikings stadium is in trouble. Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered an investigation into the Wilf family’s finances in the aftermath of a New Jersey judge’s ruling that the Wilf family committed civil fraud.
The 2016 opening of the new Vikings stadium could be in jeopardy. The team unexpectedly broke off negotiations with the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA).
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.
With just two weeks before the contracts are supposed to be signed for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, some lawmakers are now having doubts.
Vikings fans are in store for changes at the ticket gate this season. The NFL made a decision in May, following the bombings at the Boston Marathon, to ban most bags and purses from stadiums.
Minnesota Vikings stadium planners are identifying and starting to address environmental issues before construction begins. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on Thursday published hundreds of pages of data and analysis.
Just a day after the new Vikings Stadium design was unveiled, a new redevelopment plan is in the works for the stadium’s backyard.
The Minnesota Vikings have wrapped up an agreement with the University of Minnesota to play their home games at TCF Bank Stadium while the new Vikings stadium is being built. And it’s going to cost them. The Vikings will pay the university $250,000 for every game and up to an additional $50,000 in concession and advertising revenue.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he has a plan that may rescue the state’s funding package for the new Vikings stadium.
It says a lot about the unusual April we’re having that the Twins didn’t just play baseball once today — they’re playing twice.
There’s a fight over the money troubles surrounding the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, that’s supposed to cost about $975 million.
Minnesota state lawmakers waded back into details of the Vikings stadium project Tuesday, amid building concerns about the reliability of tax revenue from gambling to pay the state’s share.
Friday marked the start of the fourth year in which Target Field brought Twins fans to the Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis.
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It’s strange to say “Gopher hockey” and “Soldier Field” in the same sentence, but that’s the backdrop for the Gophers’ game with Wisconsin on Sunday.
The selection of a construction manager for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium is being pushed back a week. The Vikings and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority say the new deadline for choosing the construction manager is now Feb. 1.