Minnesota House Votes To Abolish MSFAThe Minnesota House Monday pulled the plug on the agency that oversees U.S. Bank Stadium.
U.S. Bank Stadium Chair Kelm-Helgen, Executive Director Mondale, ResignShe has faced a firestorm of controversy over the use of luxury suits at the new stadium.
Amid Stadium Controversy, Bill Would Make Sweeping Changes To MSFAAn investigation by the Minnesota legislative auditor found that the Stadium Authority acted unethically, but not illegally.
Lawmakers Question U.S. Bank Stadium Officials On Luxury SuitesStadium officials faced a public outcry after reports the stadium suites were used for friends and family.
Stadium Officials Bar Freebies For Friends and Family At U.S. Bank StadiumStadium officials also made public a list of people who used the suites for free, including some well-known Minnesotans.
U.S. Bank Stadium Reaches 90 Percent Completion MarkWith more than 3.2 million worker hours logged at the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, U.S. Bank Stadium is 90 percent complete. The Vikings organization and Mortenson Construction gave a tour of the stadium Tuesday, which they hope will be the talk of the National Football League.
U.S. Bank Stadium Passes Snow Test With EaseThe developers of U.S. Bank Stadium were celebrating this week after getting a test run from Mother Nature on how the Vikings’ new home will handle heavy snow.
A Look At The Vikings Stadium's Space-Age RoofThe most striking feature on the iconic U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is something you look right through -- literally. Instead of a 1990s-style retractable roof, which most NFL stadiums rarely open, the Minnesota Vikings are using a revolutionary design that is incredibly light.
First Operable Door Delivered To U.S. Bank StadiumThe first operable door was delivered to the new Vikings stadium Friday morning. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said that the largest of the stadium's five operable doors was delivered at 7 a.m.
Ex-Rep. Sertich Named To Panel Overseeing Vikings StadiumFormer House Majority Leader Tony Sertich has gained a spot on the commission overseeing construction of the new $1 billion Vikings stadium in Minneapolis. Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday picked Sertich to replace Duane Benson, who resigned after clashing with Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen.
Will Downtown East Flourish From $1B Vikings Stadium?U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is just one year away from completion. And supporters of the $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium made a lot of development promises to get it built. But did they deliver?
Vikings Stadium Board Treasurer Duane Benson ResignsTreasurer of the Viking stadium board, Duane Benson, has resigned, according to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Benson announced his resignation at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday.
Vikings Stadium: Roof Truss Connected, Last Concrete PouredConstruction of the new Vikings stadium hit several key milestones this week. With just over a year to go before construction is completed, several new features are starting to take shape. The roof truss that will support the entire roof of the stadium has been connected.
Trio Of Major Events Brings Sports Debate Back To CapitolA trifecta of major sporting events — the Ryder Cup, the Final Four and the biggest prize of all, a Super Bowl — are headed to Minnesota in coming years, all of them certain to shower the state with global attention and pull in tens of thousands of visitors.
Minneapolis Makes Final Bid For Final FourMinneapolis made its final pitch Tuesday to host an upcoming NCAA Final Four. The steering committee for Minneapolis' bid made a one-hour presentation to the NCAA men's basketball committee in Indianapolis. Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen told the Star Tribune the group's presentation "went off flawlessly."