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Opening of U.S. Bank Stadium

Rochelle Olson updates you on the opening of U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

May 24, 2016

Vikings stadium photo-bombing tussle not subsiding

The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo filed another set of opposing motions in the photo-bombing lawsuit about signs on two buildings.
April 27, 2016

Minnesota Vikings-Wells Fargo sign dispute continues

Dispute is over the height of two signs atop the Wells Fargo towers adjacent to the new U.S. Bank Stadium
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January 7, 2016

Minnesota Vikings Media empire grows

Video, websites, broadcasts all part of Vikings plans for new stadium
June 26, 2015

Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority taking applications for opening

Resignation of Duane Benson creates opening on stadium committee
March 18, 2015

Glass frames going in today, glass next week at Vikings stadium

Aluminum framing for glass is being installed today, and the first panes of glass will be put up at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium next week. The glass will be transparent, not the bird-safe etched product that waterfowl advocates sought.
March 18, 2015
In February, Viracon worker Matt Smith prepared a panel of glass for shipping from Owatonna to the new Vikings Stadium.

First sheet of glass ready to go up on new Vikings stadium

The first sheet of glass is on-site and ready to go up on the Minnesota Vikings stadium. The glass will be transparent, not the bird-safe etched product that waterfowl advocates sought.
January 9, 2015

Atlanta PSLs cost lots more than those for new Vikings' stadium

Atlanta Falcons set prices for their most expensive seats at their new stadium set to open a year after the Vikings' new facility
October 9, 2014
Five tower cranes perch over the new Vikings stadium site.Five tower cranes perch over the new Vikings stadium site in Minneapolis last week.

Vikings reportedly increasing stadium contribution Friday

Vikings will reveal new stadium plans at MSFA meeting
August 28, 2014

Coalition gathering strength to oppose Redskins at Gophers' stadium

American Indian leaders say they are ramping up effort to keep the offensive slur off the University campus for the Nov. 2 game
August 26, 2014

Audubon Society takes stadium bird-glass campaign to Gov. Dayton

Bird groups desired changes to the design of the new $1 billion stadium seem unlikely at this point.
August 21, 2014

Vikings stadium tour: Next best thing to being there

Wilfs get tour of stadium site from construction chief Dave Mansell
August 19, 2014

Fire trucks at stadium site doing routine review

Fire crews on the site of the new stadium construction conducting routine update on progress of construction
July 9, 2014
A huge crane is about to be tested at the Vikings stadium construction site on Wednesday, July 9.

Big Vikings stadium crane gets raised and lowered today for tests

The crane that will hoist the big pieces of the new Minnesota Multipurpose stadium will be raised for the first times
June 30, 2014

The big crane's moving in on Monday

The tallest crane starts arriving Monday at the site of the new Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium
June 20, 2014
Architect rendering of new Vikings Stadium.

Moving on up: Vikings stadium gets more escalators, TVs

Minnesota Vikings say they're covering the additional costs of six more escalators and 1,180 more TVs in the new stadium. The Vikings say they're paying the increased cost of $1.3 million.
June 10, 2014

Governor says he has no problem releasing Super Bowl bid

MPR reports: Gov. Dayton says NFL demands are "way overboard"
June 9, 2014

Super Bowl Bid Committee issues statement on NFL doc

Super Bowl Bid Committee releases statement on NFL doc
May 20, 2014
Richard Davis of U.S. Bancorp was one of three co-chairs who talked about what they have submitted to the NFL for a Super Bowl bid, Wednesday, May 7,

Stay tuned: Decision on 2018 Super Bowl after lunch

NFL owners will vote by private ballot then announce a decision afterward.
May 19, 2014

The Vikings have landed in Atlanta to make Super Bowl pitch

Team representatives and Super Bowl host committee members will be lobbying NFL team owners to bring the big game to Minneapolis in 2018.
May 19, 2014

Davis, Carlson Nelson will give Super Bowl presentation

US Bancorp chief and Carlson Companies exec will make the 15-minute pitch for the 2018 Super Bowl
May 19, 2014

Super Bowl notice goes out to media

On the eve of the vote, Minneapolis committee members will have a rehearsal, media availability
May 19, 2014
Richard Davis of U.S. Bancorp was one of three co-chairs who talked about what they have submitted to the NFL for a Super Bowl bid, Wednesday, May 7,

Corporations to cover most costs in Minneapolis' bid for 2018 Super Bowl

U.S. Bancorp's CEO Richard Davis said the committee aiming to bring the big NFL game to Minneapolis raised 75 percent of millions from corporations in the first seven days.
May 19, 2014

Vikings' Super Bowl bid team returns from NYC meeting with NFL

Final submission comes May 7. Decision on May 20.
May 19, 2014

Consultant says 2019 is more likely year for Super Bowl in Minneapolis

Consultant says 2019 a more likely year for the Super Bowl in Minneapolis
May 9, 2014

Last-minute Mom's Day Metrodome gift ideas

Metrodome memorabilia deals in time for the graduation gifts, Mom's and Father's Day.