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It's game day on Vikings stadium plans

Posted at 9:12 AM on January 12, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Sport

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(MPR Photo/Tim Nelson)

Just a few months ago, Arden Hills in Ramsey County was the only viable site for a Vikings stadium. Now as we wait for all the proposals to come to the governor by 5 p.m. today, there are at least five options up for discussion.

Minneapolis has jumped in with three ideas that seem to have eclipsed Arden Hills. Shakopee even threw in a plan yesterday to build a stadium on a parcel near ValleyFair amusement park. And, as MPR News reporter Tim Nelson writes, Ramsey County officials say their plan is not dead yet.

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Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.