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.
Watch: Gophers troll Badgers with 'Jump Around' after Saturday's win
First they took Paul Bunyan's Axe. Then they took their tradition.
5 teams win first state championships at Prep Bowl
A pair of records fell as the Prep Bowl lived up to the hype.
Remains of missing WI mom found in Pine County, MN
Ashley Miller-Carlson was 33 years old.
Driver suffers severe burns in Golden Valley car crash
The cause of the crash is not yet clear.
D'Lo's late takeover helps Timberwolves win double-OT thriller
Russell caught fire to help the Timberwolves get back to .500.
Gophers suffocate Badgers, reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe
Minnesota picked up its first home win over the Badgers since 2003.
Boy, 6, run over after falling off trailer in Meeker Co. tree farm accident
He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries.
Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event
The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.
Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles
The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.
Paynesville man dies 6 months after being electrocuted in tree-cutting accident
Brad Kneisl was 31 years old.
Is Brett Favre the answer to Indianapolis Colts' problems? Columnist Kravitz says it's worth considering
The Colts are floundering with back-up quarterback Kerry Collins. The Indianapolis Star columnist Bob Kravitz seriously (at least somewhat seriously) suggests it's worth casting a line to retired veteran Brett Favre. What's there to lose, Kravitz asks.
Vikings considering options with suspended cornerback Chris Cook
Leslie Frazier says the Vikings are weighing their options with suspended cornerback Chris Cook. Cook, who has been suspended 2 games already for allegedly strangling his girlfriend, can be held out for 2 more games before the Vikings have to reinstate or cut him.
Vikings express urgency with less than 90 days left on Metrodome lease
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.
Gov. Dayton says Metrodome is only suitable site for Vikings stadium
Governor Mark Dayton informed the Minnesota Vikings on Monday that if they want a stadium plan approved this year, it will have to be built on the current Metrodome site. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf are scheduled to meet with Dayton on Wednesday. Lester Bagley, Vice President of Public Affairs and Stadium Development, says the Wilfs are "extremely frustrated with the situation."
Vikings say site next to Metrodome won't work for stadium
Reports that surfaced over the weekend suggested the Vikings were looking at a stadium site southeast of the Metrodome, in hopes they could keep using the Dome during construction of their new home. But a team executive says the location is not viable as a stadium site.
Report: lawmakers leery of stadium by Basilica, prefer Metrodome site
Fox 9 reports opposition from church leaders and a lack of support on the Minneapolis City Council has lawmakers shying away from a stadium site alongside the Basilica of St. Mary. The Metrodome site is reportedly the new frontrunner.
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