"The whole stadium’s not nice...it's bleacher seats."
Towns' mother Jacquiline died from complications of COVID-19 last year.
Event organizers are "actively exploring" other options for the annual music festival.
The festival anticipates the season, which will start Aug. 21, will go on "without restrictions."
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The bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday.
Police have released sparse details about the incident.
Police found the 25-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds.
The Wild superstar had a pair of assists in a 4-3 victory.
The Vikings stadium bill will become official at noon Monday when Governor Mark Dayton signs the bill into law. He's expected to sign the bill at the State Capitol Rotunda.
A.J. Mansour of KFAN reports the Vikings, the State of Minnesota and the City of Minneapolis are reportedly close to a deal on a Vikings stadium bill. An agreement is expected to be announced during a press conference at 9:00 a.m. The new stadium site would be located near the Metrodome. The Vikings would be able to play the next two to three seasons at the Dome.
The governor plans to spend his weekend persuading lawmakers to vote in favor of the stadium proposal next week. Gov. Mark Dayton told the Pioneer Press he predicts both chambers of the Legislature will approve the bill by a single vote. He said, "I've always thought it would pass by one vote."
Private talks between Minneapolis and private property owners are under way in an effort to acquire several key pieces of land for the new $975 million Vikings stadium, even before the leaders who will oversee its construction have been named. Such deals must be made swiftly so that construction can be completed in time for the stadium's 2016 debut.
The Minnesota Vikings' stadium bill advanced through the House Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee on a divided voice vote Monday night. The bill, revamped slightly, includes expanded gambling via electronic pull tabs and bingo at bars and restaurants, along with sports-themed betting "tip boards."
The state Senate adopted an amendment to the Vikings' stadium bill on Tuesday that would prevent home games at the new stadium from being blacked out to the local TV audience. The idea seemed impossible at the time, but it turns out it could work.
After ten hours of hearings regarding the Vikings' stadium, the state Senate went home today with some bad news for the Vikings. Governor Mark Dayton doesn't believe there will be a special session to vote on a stadium bill. In fact, he says there likely won't be any vote at all until next spring.
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