The Metrodome was deflated for the final time this morning, readying it for demolition; and making way for the construction of the new $1-billion Vikings stadium -- due to open at the start of the 2016 season.
That the ceremony was so anticlimactic perhaps should not have been a surprise, as it followed a game that ended with the home team kneeling down in the red zone to kill the clock in a meaningless game.
Extra police and security will be on hand Sunday for the final Vikings game at the Metrodome. Fans removed everything they could get their hands on following the Vikings final game at Met Stadium in 1981. The Vikings will play at TCF Stadium on the U of M campus the next two seasons, before their ne…
A new Vikings stadium is just one illegible, hastily scrawled Governor’s signature away from being a reality. The State Senate passed the bill earlier today and it now moves on to the willing quill of Gov. Dayton.
The Vikings Stadium is either a sore spot for you or an inspiration for you. But you have to admit, these concept photos released by the Vikings organization yesterday make the idea of new stadium near the Metrodome site much more agreeable.