Ben Johnson

Vikings hold groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium


After years of lobbying, hard-fought political battles at the state and local level and several unforeseen setbacks, the Vikings held a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new stadium Tuesday.

“I feel like Coach Frazier must’ve felt last Sunday,” said Gov. Mark Dayton, referring to the Vikings’ wild 23-20 overtime victory over the Chicago Bears. “I can’t believe it’s over, and I can’t believe we won.”


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