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A group of regional big thinkers is studying how and whether Minnesota should try to attract major cultural, arts and sports events more often.
The multistory white building with the Norseman logos outside is highly visible from I-494. The stadium is tucked behind the building, parallel to the highway.
Organizers want to generate similar excitement for college hoops' big event, coming to U.S. Bank Stadium in April of 2019.
NCAA insists environment in building must be consistent throughout Final Four. Stadium authority not releasing cost estimates, but chairman says "it will be expensive — obviously."
Memories get packed along with papers, weights, uniforms for move to new practice facility in Eagan opening Monday.
The Twins are going full-on purple with plans to sell co-branded merchandise all season.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas was born in Minneapolis in 1890, died in Florida at 108
Dakota County lawsuit says administrators knew of the dangers and failed to protect students.
A couple hundred Minneapolis students set out Wednesday afternoon on a march from Martin Luther King Jr. Park in south Minneapolis to City Hall to "voice our concerns about gun violence in schools," according to a Facebook post.
"I did not commit any of the acts I'm accused of," the U of M basketball player said at a news conference just before the hearing over his expulsion was to begin.
It'll take place just before they're expected at the player's sexual misconduct appeal hearing.
After trying to break up a fan fight, Mike Vekich still doesn't have his cellphone back.
St. Paul school closed abruptly in December without paying staffers.
With Super Bowl LII over and visitors out of town, the counting is just gearing up.
Super Bowl LII's 10-day celebration of all things winter — ice sculptures, ice skating and even ice in cocktails down Nicollet Mall — culminated Sunday with record-setting cold temps outside as a warm U.S. Bank Stadium cradled a hotly contested game inside.
Background checks of workers at Super Bowl Live raise questions. Others providing security Friday night said they were unaware of the firing.
Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee gave a warm welcome Monday at the Mall…
Idina Menzel sang "Let It Go" as she kicked off the 10-day party.
After the meal, the crowd will swell to a some 1,500 guests who will be entertained by Sting and his band as well as hip-hop DJ and performer Biz Markie.
It's too far out to tell for sure, but not too soon to speculate.
Sneak peek shows U.S. Bank Stadium's makeover into neutral territory.
The Eagles fans lived up to their reputation — pelting Vikings fans with beers before the game and doing the same to the team bus as it prepared to head to the airport.
Vikings fans are going to extremes to ensure a purple and gold presence amid the green and white in Philadelphia at the NFC Championship Game.
Super Bowl Host Committee organizers are midway through the final week of orientation sessions for 10,000 volunteers.
Organizers announce more activities on Nicollet Mall before the big game.
This time, Vikings fans were on the good side of an unbelievable finish.
Landmarks will glow, but team wants even more.
The appeals process would likely take weeks if not months, making it unlikely Lynch will return to the court for the university, where investigators have recommended that he should be expelled.
University of Minnesota basketball player Reggie Lynch has been recommended for expulsion after a third woman has come forward accusing him of sexual assault.
Athletic director Mark Coyle said Reggie Lynch will not play while he appeals his suspension and ban from campus after a sexual misconduct investigation.
Years of planning start coming to life this week.
A University of Minnesota office investigated after an incident on April 28, 2016, in Roy Wilkins Hall, a student dorm. Unless Lynch appeals, his suspension from the campus and related activities will begin Tuesday.
The future looked bright to Minnesota Vikings fans, no matter what history says. After beating the Chicago Bears 23-10 Sunday in the last regular season…
Black ice on I-494 bridge blamed for at least one serious crash.
Sunshine belied windchills that were well below zero.
An award-winning Princeton University chemist, Taylor died last month in St. Paul at 94.
The compensation for Maureen Bausch included a $124K bonus. The Super Bowl Host Committee's COO received compensation of $338K.
Chief tech consultant Jim Farstad will take reins, probably until after the Super Bowl.
The North Polars will run routes and formations, kick, pass, punt and block much like the two championship teams will do two days later in the real game.
Even one home playoff game for the home team slices league's time to gussy up stadium.
The federal government argued in a complaint filed Tuesday that the FBI documents were merely on loan to Stearns County law enforcement and should be returned.
A 40-foot snowslide at CHS Field and a night market are among the activities planned.
Former Minnesota Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Warren Spannaus, known for pushing Minnesota's landmark gun-control law and for his longtime friendship and professional partnership with…
Event wunderkind Kyle Chank has his hands full with complicated logistics.
Next up: Tickets to the Super Bowl Experience go on sale Dec. 5.
Celebrity chefs will judge the youngsters, with the winner announced during Super Bowl week.
Televised festival, to be held at Xcel, will be first public look at players from both NFL teams.
The executive director of U.S. Bank Stadium’s public oversight body tearfully announced his surprise retirement Friday, citing health reasons. Rick Evans has been the…
Only ticket holders for the game can board on game day; all others must ride buses.
The takeaway : Use mass transit when possible.
Most of the 10,000 volunteers for Super Bowl LII joyfully raised their thundersticks and new “Bold North” purple mittens at a pep rally-orientation Sunday for…
The committee released detailed plans on street closings downtown, beginning two weeks before the game.
Planners have been going building by building around the stadium figuring out security logistics.
ESPN will broadcast from inside the skyscraper beginning on Wednesday before the game.
With the Super Bowl in February, officials want a smooth operation.
The pop mega-producers discussed their plans for the free outdoor concerts as organizers unveiled the look and layout.
Two star producers will coordinate the acts for the 10-day public event starting Jan. 26.
The reporter lampooned the "Prairie Home Companion" radio show and, surprise, Minnesotans on Twitter reflexively pushed back.
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says massive new HQ is "as exciting as they come."
Entire eighth-grade park team players and coaches get first of 500 free tickets to big game Feb. 4.
Target Center's $140 million renovation gives a new-look team a new-look arena.
The full house of 66,848 at U.S. Bank Stadium offered an opportunity for Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee members to check the operation.
The mall's new design elements are also starting to take shape, from tree plantings and new seating areas to a mirrored "light walk" between 6th and 7th streets.
The "Game of Thrones" star will sound the gjallarhorn and lead fans in the Skol chant on Sunday.
A legislative hearing on security contracts at U.S. Bank Stadium got rough Thursday when the operator of the $1.1 billion building didn't know whether security officers were required to have photos on their ID badges.
Next up for Crew 52 — a Nov. 12 orientation at Xcel.
The building and its food will debut Oct. 20 for the Timberwolves home opener.
"This is as complex a Super Bowl as we've ever had to plan and lay out," one NFL executive said.
Judge to decide if FBI reports in Stearns County killing can be released.
The renovation is the largest offseason upgrade to the ballpark since it opened in 2010.
The 35-year-old Lynx point guard is too busy sweating to listen to your retirement questions.
Get your children into the kitchen to prep recipes for this Super Bowl of a cooking contest. But hurry. The deadline is Oct. 16.
Greenwood 47-year-old confessed to authorities.
The U.S. representative from Minneapolis weighed in after Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for U.S. Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium operator SMG abruptly terminated Tuesday the contract with security provider Monterrey Security one year into a three-year contract amid concerns that it failed to comply with state licensing requirements for its employees.
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