Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/10/14
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A top state official overseeing the new Minnesota Vikings stadium said Friday she expects personal seat licenses to be priced in line with fees charged at the Twins' Target Field and the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium -- if the team pursues the fees to help pay its share of the 975 million construction cost. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is required to sign off on major decisions as the stadium is built. Chairwoman Michelle Kelm-Helgen said the authority and team will work together on seat fees, which the Vikings are considering as part of their 477 million share of construction. She said the stadium law allows the team to pursue the fees, which Gov. Mark Dayton criticized earlier this week as a cost shift that will hit fans. Dayton's comments followed a Star Tribune report that the Vikings asked season-ticket holders about seat licenses in an emailed survey. Seat licenses are common in the NFL, with some teams charging many thousands of...
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