The plan for a Vikings stadium proposes bypassing a key local hurdle: a mandated vote on subsidies over $10M.
Updated: March 12, 2012, - 05:57 AM
Mayor R.T. Rybak said Thursday that Minneapolis can invest $338 million in a new Vikings stadium without triggering a referendum, despite a charter mandate that calls for a citywide vote on any sports subsidy of $10 million or more.
Updated: March 11, 2012, - 08:42 AM
That's eight workers over 13 1/2 months, a report says. At Capitol, work on a bill continues.
Updated: March 03, 2012, - 02:46 AM
In fact, they're the highest in the nation, according to one study.
Updated: February 28, 2012, - 10:34 PM
A seven-member bloc on the City Council favors a referendum on any Viking stadium subsidy.
Updated: February 25, 2012, - 12:55 AM
The governor said he is still hopeful but won't use the word "optimistic" anymore as supporters await Minneapolis council backing.
Updated: February 22, 2012, - 06:53 AM
It would give team a place to play during construction. Also, Minneapolis says Target Center improvements still on table.
Updated: February 20, 2012, - 10:59 PM
City officials say streetcars would signal investment in a region hit by poverty and disaster.
Updated: February 17, 2012, - 10:21 PM
Mpls. is tepid about taking over decisions on who or what gets statues.
Updated: February 13, 2012, - 11:15 PM