TCF Stadium cleanup continuesMinnesota News
-- As crews scrambled to prep the U's stadium for the Vikings, engineers are still making an inventory of what needs to be done to repair the Metrodome.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Engineers are still making an inventory of what needs to be done to repair the Metrodome.
Workers first face the task of clearing ice chunks as tall as four feet from the collapsed roof. Meanwhile, State Senator Julie Rosen of Fairmont says she plans to introduce legislation next month to build a new Vikings stadium, using public subsidies. No financial figures on the bill have been
In a related story, snow shovelers are expected this morning at TCF Stadium in Minneapolis, and the U says they'll be paid for their help clearing the way for football on Monday night.
Temporary staffing agencies are there starting at 8am to sign up those who want to work four-hour shifts. Those interested need to be at least 18, bring a valid ID, a scoop shovel and be properly dressed. Check-in is at the Lincoln County entrance to the stadium and parking is free in Lot-37.
The Vikings host the Bears Monday night in Minnesota's first outdoor NFL game since 1981 when the team was still playing at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, now the site of the Mall of America.