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Vikings Stadium Use Agreement Close to Completion
A key official says negotiations are likely to be completed next month on a detailed use agreement for the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium. Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said Monday the big issues having to do with rent and concession revenue were alread…
Dayton: Use Cigarette, Corporate Taxes for Stadium
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.
Vikings Unveil Glass-Centric Design of New Stadium
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.
E-Bingo For Stadium Funding Has Technical Glitch
The electronic bingo games which will help fund a new Minnesota Vikings stadium have been shut down while a malfunction is fixed. The company producing the games that are being tested in a half dozen bars and restaurants says the bingo screen sometimes displayed a random image when a new player log…
Minnesota Budget Chief Faces Backlash on Vikings Bill
Minnesota's budget chief says he will likely wait until summer before deciding whether to activate so-called blink-on revenue options for the new Vikings football stadium. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter encountered sharp questions Monday from lawmakers who are worr…
Gambling Tax Money for Vikings Stadium Lags Badly
Tax money from electronic gambling in bars is falling way short of the state's original projections as the primary funding source to build the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. State budget officials released the latest stadium revenue numbers Thursday as part of a larger budget forecast.
Vikings Stadium Officials Set Diversity Goals
Officials working on the new Minnesota Vikings stadium say it might be difficult to meet certain employee-diversity goals. The stadium legislation signed by Gov. Mark Dayton this spring included goals from the state Legislature to have minority workers make up nearly a third of the labor force and …

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