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Governor added that he was "shocked" by the Vikings position.
"They're hiding behind the complexity of the language," said Don Gemberling, the former top data privacy official in Minnesota.
The university provided the names, adding that though the officials' attendance was "clearly work-related, the involved individuals value their public roles and the public's desire for transparency."
The owners of the Major League Soccer expansion franchise the Minnesota United are in talks about playing games at U.S. Bank Stadium — and it has left the stadium's primary tenant, the Minnesota Vikings, crying foul and threatening to sue.
The state's top auditor said he has opened a "priority" investigation into the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority's control of two prime luxury suites at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The suites are for marketing purposes. The government appointees admit friends and family are often in attendance but decline to say who else joins them.
Gov. Mark Dayton did not reappoint John Griffith.
Ultraviolet film could reduce bird collisions, they found.
Sitting in a lawn chair just before dusk Friday with his 20-gauge Winchester shotgun, Jim Wackler heard the buck coming "like a freight train."
The rapes were committed inside a van on the east side of St. Paul.
One dog died and two have suffered liver damage.
Team is testing crowd's volume at new stadium.
Antifreeze and blocks of poison have been places in dog food and yards of dog owners.
A "clerical" error was the cause of the delays, an Aramark spokesman said.
The unveiling of menus at sports arenas continues, with a look at the home of Twin Cities basketball.
Beverly "Ice" Burrell faces murder trial in the ODs.
U.S. Bank concourses will be open for 16 nights this winter.
Predictions range from slightly colder to the dreaded polar vortex. Paul Douglas has a big but: "It's a little like predicting now how your fantasy football team is going to be doing in January."
Inspectors are checking a fix to the building's moisture barrier.
Host committee planning one large game of catch.
This weekend is the last best chance for viewing.
The driver, who was texting with her daughter at time of crash, told the court that she thinks about the man she killed every day. The New Prague man was crossing the street to get his morning paper.
Ready to eat at the hockey arena? The Wild is.
The new, efficient, energy sipping lights wouldn't require replacement and come with a 20-year warranty. The lights are similar to what has been installed at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Nearly 3,500 guests stayed in a four-county area between the Twin Cities and Chaska.
"I assumed it was a coyote that caught up with its pack or a dog that was killed," an Eagan animal control officer said.
The 20,000 runners gathering before dawn for the Twin Cities Marathon and 10-mile runs won't be able to stretch out and stay warm inside U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday morning because of a Vikings game.
It's going to be awhile before Hazeltine is back to normal
The route's main goal is to help alleviate postgame congestion around the stadium for fans in cars.
Thursday's tickets are selling for $33; Saturday's for $339.
With 250,000 spectators over the six-day event, the operation is the biggest in golf.
A Bloomington man who described himself as a pimp received a 33-year sentence Tuesday for trafficking three young women over Memorial Day weekend in 2013.…
The agreement followed months of negotiations, dozens of legal filings and several hearings in front of U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank.
As promised, the pregame pomp for the new stadium's breathless season debut was size XXL.
The team is finally ready to play its first regular-season game at its shiny new home.
To avoid problems Sunday, fans should plan their routes to the game, allow extra time to get there and arrive early. Fans also are strongly encouraged to enter the gate designated on their ticket.
Estimate of $2.2 billion is a 38 percent increase, thanks to new subsidized home.
"We're hoping that when people leave they say, win or lose, 'that was one heck of an experience' and that they're not going to forget it," a Vikings executive says.
Although the team generally issues counterfeit ticket warnings for home games against the Packers, prices for this year's game blow away any Twin Cities football game in years.
Caribou Coffee’s serving up something at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday that customers won’t get at any other store: alcohol with their espresso. Not for…
Nursing home claimed 2013 investigative piece cited leaked information.
Brisk ticket sales gave the team incentive to build out the space, an add-on to the original stadium plans, sooner rather than later. The new space is already sold out.
The Vikings and their fans stepped into U.S. Bank Stadium and history Sunday for the team's first preseason home game at the new $1.1 billion digs in downtown.
Inside and out, the buildup was evident before the preseason game's kickoff.
Fans checked out shiny new digs as Vikings got ready for first game on new field Sunday.
The big doors opened on the new Minnesota Vikings stadium for the first time this morning. For three years, they've been called a signature design element of the new $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium.
Bud Grant and Lou Nanne were among those on hand to dedicate the Sid Hartman Media Entrance at U.S. Bank Stadium.
A music garden and a kids' play area join the centerpiece 800-person Longhouse bar.
Extra work still leaves $2 million in a contingency fund.
Susan Russo pleaded guilty to reckless driving and misuse of a wireless communication device.
The first shout-out Monday at former Gov. Wendell Anderson's memorial service went to two of his favorites: "East Siders and the University of Minnesota old-timers."Anderson,…
Gov. Wendell Anderson remembered for advancing public education, all things Swedish
Meanwhile, zebra mussels found in five more lakes.
U.S. Bank's opening, coupled with Ryder Cup tickets, make for an expensive September in Minnesota.
Man didn't get to claim girl, 14, lied about age.
More than 125 out-of-state workers brought in for Thursday's big opening night at U.S. Bank Stadium won't become permanent fixtures.
The overriding complaint about how Wednesday night's opening could be captured in one word: Lines.
Soccer fans tested U.S. Bank Stadium on its opening night and found hits and misses at the Vikings' $1.1 billion home.
Eagan officials are enthused as team begins its transition from Winter Park in Eden Prairie.
The couple — who met at the University of Northwestern, an evangelical Christian college in Roseville and St. Paul — in recent months had sold most of their belongings in preparation for a move to Japan to do missionary work.
Bud Grant said he tried to come up with a word for the building; he settled on "awesome."
U.S. Bank Stadium will host the competition during the next two summers.
According to a source, someone was walking along the north side of the building, picked up a nearby rock and tossed it at the ground-level wall of glass.
Artwork was installed Wednesday near the Pentair Gate.
The Legislature requires the Vikings to offer for sale 3,250 single-game seats. The team will sell 4,000 per game in the stadium's upper level.
Minneapolis, ESPN will announce "major sporting event" at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Ribbon cutting is Friday and the building is open for public tours this weekend.
The landscape design around the new stadium provided a challenge for a distinctive area.
The drinking and dining opportunities will cater to desires of fans from foodies who hunting for fresh flavors to traditionalists seeking reliably familiar gameday fare.
As opening day nears, bird study OK'd and two MSFA execs are being kept on permanently.
Michele Kelm-Helgen would focus on public relations and ticket distribution, Ted Mondale on daily operations.
Hall of fame at new stadium will feature interactive and virtual reality exhibits as well as photo ops.
Panel expected to approve proposal on Friday to work with the National Audubon Society and its Minnesota chapter.
Spectators should start developing a navigation plan for the Ryder Cup in late September at Chaska's Hazeltine National Golf Club, according to options released Wednesday by PGA of America.
The three-pronged theme of the menu at the new U.S. Bank Stadium is modern, memorable and Minnesota.
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