With the news that a special session to discuss a viable option for a Vikings' stadium isn't happening this year, the Vikings released a statement expressing disappointment. They also say the "urgency to act" is in their hands with less than 90 days left on the Metrodome lease.
Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd
The plane crashed into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota.
Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury
Traffic cameras showed what appeared to be hogs on the side of the road.
Reinbold guilty of murdering wife with 'particular cruelty'
Eric Reinbold, 46, was convicted of two counts of murder in the second degree in Pennington County Friday.
Armed assault suspect arrested after standoff in Waite Park
The standoff ended early Saturday when officer obtained a warrant for the home.
3 dead after plane crashes into house in Hermantown
Two people in the house were uninjured.
Destructive fire at Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery
The fire burned early Sunday morning at a longtime Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery.
SCSU player hospitalized after being taken off ice on stretcher
Luedtke was checked into the boards in the first period and down for a reported 10-15 minutes.
Amber Alert for Kryssy King canceled, suspect still at large
Police beleived 15-year-old Kryssy King was with a 22-year-old man who remains wanted.
3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour
The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Fire at historic Stevens House museum for third time since Aug. 30
The fire was reported early Saturday morning.
What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas
The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.
Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park
Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.
Vikings lose final game of current Metrodome lease
The Minnesota Vikings say they have played their last game in the Metrodome under the current 30-year-old lease. It officially expires February 1. The team now considers itself homeless without legislation to help fund a new stadium. Lawmakers begin the 2012 legislative session on January 24. The Vikings (3-13) lost the season finale to the Bears, 17-13, matching the worst record in franchise history first set in 1984.
Clause in Vikings' lease could mean another year in Metrodome
The Minnesota Vikings have cited an urgent need in their push for a new stadium deal, noting their expiring stadium lease. But language in the lease agreement may legally bind the Vikings to play one more year at the Metrodome.
Bagley: 'More than one community' is interested in moving Vikings
Vikings Vice President of Public Affairs Lester Bagley told ProFootballTalk that "more than one community" has contacted the team about relocation. Bagley didn't say which communities were interested, but he believes they will become public knowledge once the Vikings' lease with the Metrodome expires at the end of the season.
Vikings battling MSFC over 'dome lease
The Vikings believe their lease on the Metrodome expires at the end of the season. The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission says last December's roof collapse that caused the Vikings to play a home game in Detroit, legally extends the lease through 2012.
Vikings to use metal detectors on fans coming into Metrodome
The Vikings are changing the way it checks fans coming into Mall of America Field. Instead of getting a patdown, ticket holders will now be checked with a metal-detecting wand. The change starts this Sunday before the Oakland Raiders game, and will be fully implemented before the Dec. 4 home game against the Denver Broncos.
Unload Metrodome for $1? Lawmakers say it's an option worth considering
Two lawmakers are coming forward today (Friday) with what they say is an alternative Vikings stadium proposal. Roseville DFL Senator John Marty and Circle Pines Republican Representative Linda Runbeck are presenting the plan. Previously, Marti suggested the Vikings buy the Metrodome in Minneapolis for a dollar and the team can do with it what they want.
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