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Dignitaries, Family Bid Farewell To Joan Mondale

Political dignitaries joined family members at Saturday’s memorial service for Joan Mondale, the wife of a former vice president who was remembered for her passion and persistence about arts, politics and community.


Minnesota lawmakers, highlighted by Gov. Mark Dayton and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, teamed up with Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen on Saturday at the Mall of America to rally superfans in an effort to get the stadium bill signed.

Esme’s Blog: What Caused The Vikings Stadium Turnaround?

Somewhere in the haze of the past few months of the Vikings stadium debate, I heard someone say if legislators really thought people wanted a Vikings Stadium that they would vote for it.


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What’s The Vikings Stadium Timeline?

Even after Gov. Mark Dayton signs the Vikings stadium deal, there’s still a lot to get done before the first snap at the new stadium.


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Preview: Vikes Stadium Goes To A Vote Monday

Monday is game day for lawmakers — that’s when the House will vote on whether to help fund a new $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium. Both sides of the issue weigh in.


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House Committee Questions Vikings Stadium Proposal

The Minnesota Vikings faced a high hurdle Monday in the bid for a taxpayer subsidy to build a new football stadium, as members of a state House committee raised questions and criticism about the plan.


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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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New Cost, Timing Concerns For New Vikings Stadium

A new report on a possible Vikings stadium in Arden Hills is raising significant questions about the cost, about the cleanup and about how long it will take to build it.


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Dayton Remains Neutral On Vikings Stadium Site

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is remaining neutral on where a proposed Minnesota Vikings stadium could be built in the face of report suggesting more hurdles for a suburban plan.


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Metrodome Open To Public This Weekend

The Metrodome will be back in business this weekend and the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission is hosting an open house to celebrate.


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Snow-Damaged Metrodome Roof Will Be Replaced

The landlords of the Metrodome voted unanimously Thursday to replace the snow-damaged roof of the venerable stadium, opting for a more time-consuming fix that could disrupt the Minnesota Vikings preseason schedule.


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Mondale Making More Stadium Rounds

Gov. Mark Dayton’s point man on the Minnesota Vikings stadium push is continuing to make the rounds at the State Capitol.


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Could Arden Hills Be Site For Vikings Stadium?

Talks for a new Vikings stadium are underway this Thursday.


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Mondale Makes Capitol Debut As Stadium Point Man

Ted Mondale is making his state Capitol debut as Gov. Mark Dayton’s point man on the push for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.


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Chairman Says ‘This Is The Year’ For New Vikes Stadium

There’s a six month deadline for fixing the Metrodome roof, but as of right now, there is still no estimate on how much it will cost.


The Metrodome roof as it was the morning of Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. (credit: CBS)

Will A Stadium Bill Take Off With New Commissioner?

If you look at the Metrodome today, you may think not much has changed since the collapse during December’s blizzard. But behind the scenes, there’s a lot of activity.

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Ted Mondale To Lead Key Minn. Stadium Panel

Former state Sen. Ted Mondale gained the lead spot Friday on the commission that operates the Metrodome, giving him a role in the debate over a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.