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White House delays revamped immigration order to next week, official says
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Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
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Around our region published Feb. 22
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Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
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Howard J. Powers
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
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Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
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Officers order evacuation of Dakota Access protest camp as dusk approaches
August 27, 2015
Vikings' stadium construction resumes after fall
MINNEAPOLIS Work on U.S. Bank Stadium resumed Thursday in Minneapolis after a fatal accident halted construction the day before. The state Occupational Safety and Health Administration is working with Mortenson Construction, the project’s lead contractor, to investigate the cause...
August 27, 2015 - 11:32pm
June 20, 2015
Man illegally climbs into new Vikings stadium, shoots photos
MINNEAPOLIS — The builders and operators of the new Vikings stadium aren’t happy with an apparent trespasser who took a series of photos inside the under-construction building, calling the move illegal and dangerous.
June 20, 2015 - 12:12am
August 22, 2014
Vikings kick in $48.6M more as costs rise for stadium
MINNEAPOLIS — The new Vikings stadium is now officially a billion-dollar project, after the team announced Friday it’s kicking in an additional $48.6 million to plug a budget gap caused by rising costs and design changes.
August 22, 2014 - 11:25pm
Former Gov. Arne Carlson says Vikings stadium should be an election issue
MINNEAPOLIS — Want to know what hasn’t been an election issue but should be?
August 22, 2014 - 11:23pm
October 25, 2013
Minnesota Vikings stadium construction almost a go
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With their eyes on the budget and tight construction schedule, key players behind the Minnesota Vikings stadium project said Friday they are entering a critical month that will determine what amenities they'll be able to afford.
October 25, 2013 - 2:16pm
September 23, 2013
Minnesota prepares for Vikings stadium bond sale
ST. PAUL (AP) — The state of Minnesota is preparing to issue bonds that will cover the public share of the new Vikings stadium. Minnesota Management and Budget issued what's known as a "request for proposal" on Monday. It's a formal notice to financial institutions that want...
September 23, 2013 - 10:52am
September 13, 2013
A year in, e-pull tabs failing miserably in Minnesota
ST. PAUL (AP) — Minnesota's attempt to use electronic gambling in bars as a Vikings stadium revenue source has proven to be a bust. Even Gov. Mark Dayton admits as much in a Minnesota Public Radio News report Friday (http://bit.ly/18hZzaF) analyzing how early assumptions...
September 13, 2013 - 10:00am
August 28, 2013
Review into Vikings owner finances back on
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A review of the finances of Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf picked back up Wednesday after the team turned over documents it had withheld.
August 28, 2013 - 1:40pm
August 23, 2013
Minn. Vikings stadium timetable to get updated
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The much-anticipated groundbreaking for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium is being pushed out a bit longer. Officials involved in the $975 million planned Friday to discuss an updated timetable. Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority leader Michele...
August 23, 2013 - 9:30am
August 22, 2013
Many already cashing in on Minn. Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Even before ground is broken on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, a white-collar brigade of accountants, architects,...
August 22, 2013 - 2:11pm
August 8, 2013
Dayton asks agency to look into legal problems of Vikings owenrs
By Don Davis Forum News Service REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton has asked the agency building a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium to see if team owners’ New Jersey legal problems could affect the Minneapolis stadium. A final stadium construction...
August 8, 2013 - 4:26pm
April 9, 2013
Vikings stadium funding shortfalls discussed at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is inviting key lawmakers to discuss how to plug Vikings stadium funding shortfalls. Electronic pulltab profits are bringing in far less than projected last year to pay the state’s portion of a nearly $1 billion downtown Minneapolis stadium. Dayton said...
April 9, 2013 - 11:00am
March 25, 2013
Minnesota governor pointing finger at gambling officials
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday that Minnesota’s Gambling Control Board should have revealed from the start that it consulted the gambling industry when compiling its projections for how much the state wo-uld raise by expanding electronic gaming to help pay for the new...
March 25, 2013 - 11:17pm
January 19, 2013
Two establishments in west central Minn. have new e-gambling option
WILLMAR — Rick Schueller picked up one of the four iPads stacked neatly on the shelf behind the bar of the Kandi Entertainment Center and in...
January 19, 2013 - 5:00am