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Rep. Dean Urdahl blasts Jim Souhan over stadium column

Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, delivers a strong counterpoint to Star Tribune sports columnist Jim Souhan, who wrote that Urdahl took a cowards position when asking why Minnesotans should help a billionaire build a football stadium.
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Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, delivers a strong counterpoint to Star Tribune sports columnist Jim Souhan, who wrote that Urdahl took a cowards position when asking why Minnesotans should help a billionaire build a football stadium.

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