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Dayton: Supreme Court Must Act Quickly On Stadium

By Sara Boyd

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he hopes the Minnesota Supreme Court will act quickly on a lawsuit that’s trying to block the state from selling construction bonds for the new Vikings stadium.

Dayton says Tuesday that he sees the whole project at risk if the court […]

Vikes Stadium Negotiations Postponed Again

By sdswanson

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – As some senior level Vikings officials spend time in London, there are questions here at home about the future of the new Vikings stadium.

Groundbreaking is scheduled for November, but final negotiations about developments and the stadium lease have been postponed Friday until next week.

This is the […]

Minn. Review Into Vikings Owner Finances Back On

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A review of the finances of Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf picked back up Wednesday after the team turned over documents it had withheld.

Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen said the Vikings appear to have turned over all documents needed for the due diligence review. […]

Mackey: If stadium project is delayed, blame everyone but Zygi Wilf

by Phil Mackey 1500ESPN.com

This column is in response to my dear co-host Patrick Reusse, who earlier this week said the potential Vikings stadium snafu is 100% Zygi Wilf’s fault. The following message was not approved by Zygi Wilf.

On Tuesday, the Star Tribune reported that Minnesota Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf agreed […]

P.J.R.: Blaming Dayton and Legislature for stadium mess is absurd

Richard Pryor was doing a routine based on his visit to a state prison. He talked about meeting a fellow named LeRoy, who had been found guilty of multiple murders.

Richard asked LeRoy the reason for having killed an entire family, and LeRoy’s response was: “They wuz home.”

Pryor’s account of LeRoy comes to mind […]

Esme’s Blog: Trouble In Vikings Country

By Cole Premo

(credit: Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The stadium deal that most of us thought was a done deal in May is unraveling at the midnight hour over fallout from a New Jersey Judge’s findings that the Minnesota Vikings owners are guilty of civil fraud.

Now, Zygi and Mark Wilf are […]

Many Already Cashing In On Minn. Vikings Stadium

By Cole Premo

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Even before ground is broken on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, a white-collar brigade of accountants, architects, lawyers and other consultants has locked in millions of dollars in contracts that would complicate any effort to derail the project.

Nearly two dozen contracts examined by The Associated Press […]