Wilfs push forward in a letter to Gov. Dayton

The Vikings released new images of the Arden Hills stadium site showcasing a vibrant community of tailgaters. Owners Mark and Zygi Wilf hope to build on the suburban plot and say any other location will yield a smaller financial contribution from the team.
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The Vikings released new images of the Arden Hills stadium site showcasing a vibrant community of tailgaters. Owners Mark and Zygi Wilf hope to build on the suburban plot and say any other location will yield a smaller financial contribution from the team.

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