Senate's stadium bill OK ended string of long nights, closed-door dealing. Updated Dec. 22, 2012
After years of debate, the question of whether the state of Minnesota should help fund a new stadium to be used by the Vikings is nearing a resolution.
Vikings fans thanked stadium bill author Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhe...
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to spend $477 million —$50 million more than they had planned — to get a new stadium under a deal that was given final House approval around 3:30 Thursday morning.
The final Vikings stadium bill, passed by the House early this morning, includes language that nullifies a key section of the Minneapolis city charter.
Gov. Mark Dayton shook hands with Aidan Scott, 11, of Minneapolis at a rally for The Minnesota Vikings stadium at the Mall of America in Bloomington on Saturday.
Gov. Mark Dayton
Vikings fan Larry Spooner
With the legislative session in its final days, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP legislators dug in their heels over taxes and a bonding bill.
Lester Bagley, Vikings Vice President of Public Affairs and Stadium De...
Measure passed one Senate panel and was headed to another, paving the way for a possible final vote soon.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and Art Rooney II, owner of the...
Commissioner Roger Goodell met with state leaders this morning in a high-stakes effort to win a publicly funded stadium for the Vikings.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak envisions an urban community thriving in the shadow of a new stadium.