Speaking to the news media following the announcement that Mortenson Construction will be the construction manager for the new Vikings football stadium (left to right): Lester Bagley, Vikings vice president of public affairs and stadium development; John Wood, senior vice president at Mortenson; Michele Kelm-Helgen, chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.
The Minnesota Sports Facility Authority voted unanimously February 15 to select Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction to oversee construction of the new Minnesota Vikings football stadium.
Erica Orton (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society)
Marcenia Lyle Stone was born July 17, 1921 in St. Paul. She played on the local boys’ baseball teams despite her parents’ objections. Reportedly, they wanted their little girl to focus as much or even more on her studies as on athletics.
DeLaSalle Girls’ Basketball Coach Faith Johnson-Patterson will receive the Special Merit Award at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul on Feb. 6 at the 2013 Minnesota National Girls and Women in Sports Day ceremony.
Friday night was the Fire & Ice Festival at Longfellow Park. While there weren’t quite as many people out as there were at last week’s Dog Days of Winter Celebration, seats around the campfire were still in high demand.
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