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The Metrodome, shown here in a 2006 photo, is now in the process of being dismantled. (Forum News Service photo by Duluth News Tribune)

Viewpoint: Metrodome was home to memories galore

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The date on my oldest Metrodome ticket stub reads May 17, 1983.

I’m well past the point where I can determine if it represented my first-ever game there, so I just assume it does.


Yet there it remains – testament to the fact that the stub wasn’t exchanged for the convenience store pastry advertised on the back.

I’d love to be able to say I remember the experience – a Twins-A’s game – with total recall. I don’t. Come on, I was 7. Give me a break.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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