The word is Joe Coleman is getting a lot of inquiry from major colleges across the country since announcing he’s leaving the University of Minnesota. Richard Pitino is starting to make his imprint, including inquiring about a private workout area across from his office for personal player workouts.
Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that lawmakers use new revenue from taxes on cigarettes and corporate income to shore up the state’s share of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Dayton’s revenue commissioner unveiled the latest proposal Thursday in the House-Senate tax conference committee.
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 unveiled designs for their new football stadium Monday night to a packed house at the Guthrie Theater. Team officials said the construction phase will start later this year in October and the Vikings will be able to play in the new facility in time for the start of the 2016 season.
The Minnesota Vikings will have a fixed roof and moveable front windows on their new stadium. Designer Bryan Trubey of Dallas-based HKS Architects presented images of the $975 million project to a crowd of fans, public officials and members of the Vikings organization Monday night. The event took place at the Guthrie Theater, a few blocks from where the stadium will be built in downtown Minneapolis.
After months and year of wondering, Vikings fans will finally know what the new Vikings Stadium will look like Monday night. The wish list of what it could, or should look like has been growing. Some of the Purple’s most die-hard fans will find out in person. The Vikings will make the big reveal outside the Guthrie Theater, where lots of excitement and lots of opinions about features the new design will follow.
Officials announced Monday that a limited number of tickets will be made available for fans looking to attend an event May 13 where Minnesota Vikings officials will unveil the design for the team’s new football stadium.
Some clues are emerging about the design of the new home for the Minnesota Vikings.
The public will have its first look at the new $975 million Vikings stadium next month.
Minnesota lawmakers appear to have reached a consensus about the Vikings stadium funding shortfall.
More Minnesota lawmakers are stepping forward with bills to tinker with financing of the new Vikings stadium.
A leading House Democrat proposed Monday afternoon to add the state sales tax to team jerseys and other pro sports merchandise to help cover the state’s share of the new Vikings stadium.
The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.
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.
The Minnesota Vikings will soon know if their new stadium can match the culinary experience at Target Field across town.
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