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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.
This month, Minnesotans get to see what they're paying for as the building that Gov. Mark Dayton called "the people's stadium" opens its five signature pivoting glass doors for the first time.
Federal judge told Wells Fargo to remove elevated rooftop signs near U.S. Bank Stadium.
Several black zinc panels on U.S. Bank Stadium came loose amid a severe evening storm and stadium officials were at a loss to explain the cause.
When journalists arrive at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman's image will greet them at the media entrance.
Smaller Twin Cities operations including Insight, Bauhaus and Sociable will get a chance to put their suds in the spotlight.
Judge scolds both sides in ruling against Wells Fargo.
After 35 years, the NFL team wants to move from Winter Park.
Now on the verge of 60, Peter Briggs may be sent to Germany, the country of his birth. He's been in the Sherburne county jail since February.
Team, state take over U.S. Bank Stadium from contractor.
OSHA says worker's death last August arose from "willful" safety violation on the U.S. Bank Stadium building site. Contractor Mortenson Construction and subcontractor Berwald Roofing face fines of $173,400.
Three tornadoes left one dead and 84 injured.
Each seeks dismissal of a lawsuit over rooftop signs on two 17-story office towers near the new U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Vikings aim to redevelop the 185-acre site of the former Northwest Airlines headquarters as their new corporate home and practice facility with a 10,000-seat stadium.
While everybody else was looking up at the 270-foot high prow rising on the new U.S. Bank Stadium, Tadd Kreun was looking down.
Tickets for the $19 guided tours went on sale Thursday and moved briskly. Those tours begin Aug. 24 and run through Nov. 24.
Librarian, principal and superintendent agreed to remove "This One Summer" from the school library.
Storms are predicted though Sunday, but Memorial Day should be dry with summery temperatures.
After a parent complaint, the only school in the Henning, Minn., district pulled the award-winning coming-of-age story "This One Summer." "We didn't ban it," the superintendent said. "We took it off the library shelves."
New video from AAA shows cars whizzing precariously close to its tow-truck drivers.
A camera-equipped Twin Cities dog has become social media's best friend.
Aramark announces local food partners for new Vikings Stadium
Fire caused by prescribed burn going out of control
U.S. Bank Stadium project has hired many women, minorities, workers from poorer neighborhoods.
The event, featuring skateboarding, BMX and Moto X competitions targets millennials.
Buckets, cones of warm cookies already gross the most among fair foods.
Team plans to move headquarters from Eden Prairie to former Northwest Airlines site.
Professional guides will lead small-group tours to places not usually open to the public.
Up to 500 people, including 50 high-profile guests, are expected at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for the 5 p.m. Sunday service.
Spike Lee, Nile Rodgers, Esperanza Spaulding and Tavis Smiley were among the attendees at the private gathering.
Minnesota was selected as the site of the game by NFL owners in 2014, but the league hadn't officially identified the date until Wednesday. Now the countdown begins.
The sculpture, which likely won't be completed until later in August, will be 107 feet long, 25 feet high, 30 feet wide and weigh more than 38 tons.
The purple Vikings' end zones hadn't been put down yet, but it was evident that fans with those seats would be sitting mere feet from the field.
The late Minnesota music legend Prince was in talks to perform at U.S. Bank Stadium, which opens Aug. 3, before he died unexpectedly last month.…
Vikings vice president Lester Bagley calls the turf "one of the last visible milestones" of construction.
Judge Donovan Frank will conduct a hearing on June 3.
Bernhardson was the presumptive winner until Bransford jumped in to challenge her.
Twins games this weekend will be staged by local hires from new pool of applicants.
Brooklyn Park fire chief says cause of blaze, death remain under investigation.
"As private as she was, she had a big heart for someone like Jack."
A nephew's years of sleuthing led to identification of remains in an unmarked grave in France.
Most are part time; many are union.
Ad offers a discount if buyer attends North Branch High School.
Fort Snelling has been dubbed "Bdote Fort Snelling" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. But the nonprofit group doesn't have the authority to officially change the name of the state park and national historic landmark.
Last week, the first homestand of the season, had fans lining up for food and encountering poorly trained staff. Officials insists the team wants to hire locally, and has job fairs scheduled.
University of Minnesota researchers have found that anthropomorphic emojis, like language, can get lost in translation, causing significant misunderstandings.
With 95 percent of the U.S. Bank Stadium completed, the focus at Friday's oversight meeting was on the finer design points: concessions signs, personnel matters and the need to hire 24/7 staff for the building.
Tickets aren't yet available, but they will be free to public.
I start my perfect day indoors even though it’s a sunny summer Saturday, because my favorite instructor teaches a class at 7:30 a.m. every week…
Determining the net benefit relies on dozens of assumptions and calculations that can vary widely depending on who's running the numbers.
Department is awaiting federal approval.
Eagle found in plastic bag south of Albert Lea with talons, breast meat removed.
A federal judge has ordered the Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo into an April 26 settlement conference in their dispute over the bank's placement of signs on their two new bank towers near U.S. Bank Stadium.
Two Minnesota brewing companies cracked the top 50 in sales of craft brews, according to a report from a national brewers association. New Ulm-based August…
The Minnesota Twins' menu at Target Field this season will include pizza from Pizza Luce, Pecos Red River Chili from the Loon Cafe and Canadian favorite poutine.
New app will integrate lots of information, content for fans at U.S. Bank Stadium
Internet buzzed, but installation likely will be removed.
U.S. Bank Stadium's purple seats, which can be moved to add capacity for big events, are ready and waiting for the first event just four months away, according to an announcement Tuesday.
Police say they confiscated a stolen revolver from accused shooter's home.
Award-winning restaurant duo hopes for full liquor license, Sunday service
Bent Paddle is one of almost 70 businesses in the Downstream Business Coalition, which opposes copper mining in northeastern Minnesota, including PolyMet's project near Hoyt Lakes.
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