Minneapolis proposes $895 million Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis proposes building an $895 million Vikings football stadium on the Metrodome site.
The city would pay $195 million, 22 percent of the cost, Minneapolis officials announced at an afternoon news conference today.
Under the plan, the Vikings would pay $400 million and the state would contribute $300 million.
"It is time to finally solve this problem," Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak said. "Today the game has been changed."