Apparently the Vikings have given up on Hennipan county, as Hennepin County Board Chairman Mike Opat abandoned his pursuit of a stadium at the site of the Minneapolis Farmers Market by sending a letter to the governer.
Arden Hills on the other hand, has been meeting with the Wilf's, county officials, and governer about nailing down details for a new stadium. Link after the jump
"There's a viable proposal on the table and we're looking at it," Bagley said in an interview. "We're trying to resolve this transportation issue so we can stand up and say, 'We've got a local partner and we've got an agreement.' "
"We are very, very close to coming to a full proposal with the Vikings," said Ramsey County Commissioner Rafael Ortega, one of two commissioners who have been in talks with the team for months. "We have a few i's to dot and t's to cross. The big nut to crack, so to speak, is the transportation issue."
Other hurdles for the site:
The topics, according to several of those present:
This is the most promising information i've seen about the stadium drive in a very long time