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Talking Points: Dayton’s Investigation Into The Wilfs

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.

08/25/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Trouble In Vikings Country

The stadium deal that most of us thought was a done deal in May is unraveling at the midnight hour over fallout from a New Jersey Judge’s findings that the Minnesota Vikings owners are guilty of civil fraud.

08/24/2013

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Vikings Unexpectedly Break Off Stadium Negotiations

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).

08/23/2013

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Talking Points: Wilfs’ Fraud Issues & The Vikings Stadium

The Metropolitan Sport Facilities Authority was supposed to vote later this week on some of the final agreements for the Vikings stadium deal. But those votes have been postponed after Gov. Mark Dayton called for a review of the nearly $1 billion stadium plan.

08/18/2013

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Dayton: Faith In Vikings ‘Undermined’ By Owners

Gov. Mark Dayton says his confidence in the owners of the Minnesota Vikings has been “undermined” by questionable business ethics but he warns the state risks losing its pro football team if a stadium deal unravels.

08/14/2013

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Doubts Arise 2 Weeks From Final Vikes Stadium Negotiations

With just two weeks before the contracts are supposed to be signed for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, some lawmakers are now having doubts.

08/11/2013

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Vikings Owner: Lawsuit Won’t Impact Stadium Deal

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging an authority overseeing the new Vikings stadium to take extra precautions as it finalizes an agreement with the team’s New Jersey-based owners given their legal woes back home.

08/08/2013

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MN Lottery Bets On Solving Vikings Stadium Funding Problem

The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.

04/05/2013

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Wilfs Take Low-Profile Route To Leading Vikings

While some NFL owners prefer to be out front as the faces of their franchises, Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf stay behind the scenes providing quiet support.

01/03/2013

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Unflappable Frazier Leads Vikings To Playoff Brink

Leslie Frazier took over a team in turmoil. After one rocky season, the unflappable coach has the Minnesota Vikings one victory away from a playoff berth.

12/27/2012

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A Closer Look At PSLs

A lot has been made in recent days about Gov. Mark Dayton’s letter to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf.

11/16/2012

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Dayton Objects To Vikings Stadium Fee Ideas

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll fight any effort by the Vikings to charge fans extra fees to buy season tickets in the new publicly subsidized football stadium.

11/13/2012

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Vikings, Wilf Family Pledge $100k To Sandy Relief

The Vikings and the team’s owners pledged Friday to donate $100,000 to support recovery efforts on the East Coast, devastated by superstorm Sandy.

11/02/2012

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John Sullivan Is Overachieving On And Off The Field

The Minnesota Vikings drafted John Sullivan in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He replaced a fan favorite as the team’s starting center in 2009 and has become a leader on the offensive line. He frequents the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital and donated money to build a playground for the ailing children.

10/30/2012

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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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