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Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, left, arrives Tuesday for a news conference with Ramsey County Commissioner Rafael Ortega in Arden Hills. The owners of the Minnesota Vikings said the team's future is in the suburbs, announcing a deal with Ramsey County to collaborate on a $1.1 billion retractable-roof football stadium. AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe

Vikings dream big in stadium plan


ARDEN HILLS -- Brothers Mark and Zygi Wilf want to bring football's Super Bowl, Final Four basketball tournaments, Major League Soccer and, especially, a traditional football game-day experience to Minnesota.

"We are going to bring back ... the old traditions of tailgating and a full-day experience," Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Tuesday as Minnesota Vikings and Ramsey County officials announced plans for a $1 billion Arden Hills stadium. "This is what our fans want."

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