Watch the show as Vikings stadium lights up

Watch the show as Vikings stadium lights up

It was only a test, but this video provided by the Vikings offers the first peek at how the powerful lights change the look of the massive stadium on the east end of downtown Minneapolis.

Vikings win legal fight with Wells Fargo over rooftop signs

June 23
Vikings win legal fight with Wells Fargo over rooftop signs
Judge scolds both sides in ruling against Wells Fargo.

Illustrated history of Vikings stadium to go on sale

June 22
Illustrated history of Vikings stadium to go on sale
Minneapolis
June 25
Insight Brewing Co. Michael Agnew, Special to the Star Tribune

Craft breweries get to pop their tops at U.S. Bank Stadium

Smaller Twin Cities operations including Insight, Bauhaus and Sociable will get a chance to put their suds in the spotlight.
Minneapolis
June 16
The scene outside U.S. Bank Stadium in August 2015 the morning when one worker was killed and another injured in a construction site accident.

2 Vikings stadium contractors face $173K in fines for death, injury

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.
Minneapolis
June 10

Free U.S. Bank Stadium tour tickets available at 10 a.m.

The tickets are for tours July 23-24 that are the first chance for the public to get into the building.By Rochelle Olson rochelle.olson@startribune.comPeople who want…
Minneapolis
June 4
Wells Fargo and the Vikings are arguing over signs, which aren’t visible from the street, on towers in the upper left of this image.

Wells Fargo, Vikings go at it again in federal court over signs near stadium

Each seeks dismissal of a lawsuit over rooftop signs on two 17-story office towers near the new U.S. Bank Stadium.
Minneapolis
May 28
Workers lay down artificial turf at US Bank Stadium.

Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

Tickets for the $19 guided tours went on sale Thursday and moved briskly. Those tours begin Aug. 24 and run through Nov. 24.
Eat & Drink
May 25

Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Zimmern for food at U.S. Bank Stadium

Aramark announces local food partners for new Vikings Stadium
Local
May 24

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.
Minneapolis
May 20

U.S. Bank Stadium construction draws to conclusion safely ahead of equity hiring goals

U.S. Bank Stadium project has hired many women, minorities, workers from poorer neighborhoods.
Minneapolis
May 19
In 2007, Neal Hendrix, a multiple X Games medalist, showed his skills on the "vert ramp" set up at Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis bids on 2017, 2018 X Games for U.S. Bank Stadium

The event, featuring skateboarding, BMX and Moto X competitions targets millennials.
Minneapolis
May 19
Grant Sparks, David Gunderson, Dan Rose, and Jamie Peterson take shots...

Smaller tailgating zone near new stadium wins preliminary approval

A team representative said the eight qualifying surface lots within the new zone could provide up to 1,000 spaces. But that's likely to shrink as development further encroaches.
South Metro
May 17

Vote on Minnesota Vikings' Eagan development pushed back to June

Team plans to move headquarters from Eden Prairie to former Northwest Airlines site.
Business
May 17

3M Co. named official 'science partner' to the Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have named 3M Co. the team’s official “science partner.” As part of the 10-year deal announced Tuesday, a 4,800-square-foot banner bearing 3M’s…
Minneapolis
May 17

U.S. Bank Stadium tours will go behind the scenes for $19 starting in August

Professional guides will lead small-group tours to places not usually open to the public.
Minneapolis
May 11

Vikings plan horn-like sculpture on west plaza of new stadium

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.
Minneapolis
May 10

Turf getting put down in U.S. Bank Stadium

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.
Prince
May 10

Prince was in talks for an Aug. 13 concert at U.S. Bank Stadium

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.…
Minneapolis
April 26

Vikings stadium job fair begins in search for 2,500 part-time workers

Most are part time; many are union.
Local
April 26

Downtown park near U.S. Bank Stadium closer to $22M fundraising goal

Fundraisers are making progress toward the goal of raising $22 million for the downtown Commons park.
Minneapolis
April 21

5 Metrodome highway signs coming down; $46,000 to replace them

Contractors hired by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will do the work in May and June.
Minneapolis
April 20

Gallery: A tour of the new Vikings stadium

A tour of the new Vikings stadium