The folks building the new Vikings stadium are taking their show on the road, starting next week. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority this morning announced a four-date tour to include builders Mortenson Construction and Thor Construction. The plan is to provide an overview of the project, introduce the project team, review the construction schedule and Read more →
It looks like electronic pulltabs and linked bingo are hitting the road next month. Allied Charities of Minnesota, the trade group that represents about half of the state’s 1,200 charitable gambling operators, says they’re going to Rochester, Willmar, Marshall, St. Cloud, Fergus Falls, Bemidji, Duluth and the Twin Cities on an 8-stop road show. Al Read more →
Duluth mayor Don Ness said his city wants to take another crack at winning state support for Wade Stadium, and he’s willing to put city sales tax dollars behind it. Ness told the News Tribune that the city could revive a recently expired half-cent food and drink tax to fund the stadium project. The tax Read more →
Ok, it’s no Metrodome deflation, but, once again, another landmark Minnesota sports facility has suffered a partial collapse. This time, it’s Wade Municipal Stadium, home of the Duluth Huskies. Fox 21 News in Duluth has a good picture of the damage: This is bad news for the Huskies, who want to attract more people to Read more →
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority has set the dates and times for its Vikings stadium “listening sessions” in Rochester and Duluth.
The Rochester event will be at the DoubleTree Hotel on Nov. 13, and the Duluth event will be at the Holiday Inn downtown. Both are Tuesday night meetings scheduled to run from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Read more →