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Minnesota Vikings Stadium Update: Arden Hills Is Still An Option

The Minnesota Vikings stadium issues have gone on ever since the NFL team's lease expired, but it appears an end is within the reach. The latest update seems to indicate the two remaining options are either at the Metrodome location, where they played last season, or in a suburb location at Arden Hills.

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf and Minnesota governor Mark Dayton met recently and, following the conference, Wilf indicated in his comments to the media that Arden Hills is still an option.

As for the $1.1 billion project on 430 acres in the northern suburbs, which has long been the team's preferred option, Wilf said "Arden Hills is not out of the picture. We would still like to explore, but we would leave it up to the legislative working group to decide where they would want us to work hardest at."

It seems the Metrodome plan has a better chance of making it through legislation, but Arden Hills is the more attractive option. As long as either location is agreed upon -- meaning the Vikings stay in Minnesota -- there's a good chance the fans will be alright.

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