2018 Super Bowl
The theme of Minneapolis’ bid, “Built for the Bold,” emphasized the $1 billion Vikings stadium under construction and the state’s friendly ethos. Now, the focus moves to planning the event. Updated May. 21, 2014
American Indian leaders say they are ramping up effort to keep the offensive slur off the University campus for the Nov. 2 game Updated Aug. 28, 2014
Plans for the stadium plaza feature a pedestrian bridge over the light-rail line.
Updated Aug. 27, 2014
It's hard to see when you drive by, but crews have made progress digging the hole for the new stadium.
The stadium will have giant pivoting glass doors that open to the downtown Minneapolis skyline. Seven stadium decks will surround a field of artificial turf with two giant high-tech scoreboards at each end zone.
The area around the Metrodome never fulfilled the hopes of stadium backers 30 years ago, who believed a new stadium could spark redevelopment of the shabby district called Industry Square. Here's a look at details from the Ryan Companies proposal for a $400 million redevelopment near new Vikings stadium. Also, take a look at how the “Metrodome Neighborhood” looked in 1951 compared to today.
A switch-over in the way the state collects e-gambling taxes to help fund the Vikings stadium may lead to losses...
City will now negotiate with the Timberwolves and other private interests over $135 million renovation of the 22-year-old building.
Allegations that the massive, glassy Vikings stadium in downtown will kill thousands of birds cruising into into its transparent windows have found sympathetic ears at City Hall.
Updated Jul. 30, 2014