The architect who designed the stadiums for the Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts has been chosen to design the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority announced the $34 million contract Friday with HKS Sports & Entertainment Group.
The much talked about electronic pull tabs have made their debut in St. Cloud. Howies Sports Bar and Grill is one of just five bars in Minnesota -- and the only one outside the Twin Cities -- that have the game available.
Ted Mondale has been named chief executive of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. The authority hired Mondale on Friday during the group's first meeting, as it takes steps toward building the $975 million Vikings stadium.
The Minnesota Vikings' new stadium is expected to bring construction jobs to parts of Minneapolis hit hardest by poverty and unemployment. Civic leaders who backed the stadium say they're hoping it will be a boon to the jobless, like the 22 percent of black workers who were counted as une…
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak celebrated the final Vikings stadium vote the way many fans celebrate a victory -- with a beer. Rybak says after Friday's 7-6 City Council vote that the fight for the new stadium has been a "bruising" one.