Wilfs Pledge $19.5M More To Vikings' StadiumThe Wilf family is pledging another $19.5 million toward the Minnesota Vikings' stadium project to cover more of the costs in several aspects of building and surrounding areas.
MSFA: No Bird-Safe Glass At Vikings StadiumThe new Minnesota Vikings Stadium will not include bird-safe glass, despite months of impassioned pleas. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority made the final decision Friday.
Reality Check: MN's 10 Costliest Publicly-Funded ProjectsThe Vikings broke ground on a new stadium this week. It's a project so big, it muscled its way straight onto the list of largest public projects in state history. It's bigger than the I-35W bridge construction, bigger than the St. Croix bridge crossing. And that's just the start.
Reality Check: Are Personal Seat Licenses A Risky Investment?In the Minnesota Vikings' new 65,000 seat NFL stadium, the club will charge 48,000 fans a one-time personal seat license fee even before they're allowed to buy a season ticket. Fans may have sticker shock at the price tag, but PSLs are not uncommon.
Vikings Stadium Design To Be Revealed May 13The public will have its first look at the new $975 million Vikings stadium next month.
Vikings President Mark Wilf Looks To The FutureFor the last 10 years, the goal for Vikings owners was getting approval for a new stadium. Lawmakers finally gave an approval to the $975 million deal on Thursday.
Stadium Deadline Just Inches AwayWith the 2012 legislative session set to end Monday, it'll take a lot of work to get the Vikings' stadium bill to the governor's desk. The Senate Tax Committee will have a hearing on the stadium bill later today, but this bill had been expected to come up before the Minnesota House and the Senate before the end of the week.
Dayton: Don't Put Off Vikings Stadium VoteGov. Mark Dayton says his administration and lawmakers "may be getting close to a site, a deal and a bill" for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium.
Ramsey Leaders Propose Food, Beverage Stadium TaxTwo Ramsey County commissioners want a 3 percent countywide food and beverage tax to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills.
Reality Check: The Price Tag On A Vikings StadiumConsider this: The Minnesota Vikings say they're at the bottom of the NFL in revenue. The cost of a stadium is going up, and their 30-year Metrodome lease will expire. But the year is 2002.