The Echo

Staff Editorial: U.S. Bank Stadium should prioritize bird safety

The U.S. Bank Stadium officials are considering modifying the stadium's glass in order to reduce bird deaths. Around 111 birds die annually due to collision with the building.

November 22, 2019

Although the U.S. Bank Stadium’s transparent exterior design is aesthetically pleasing, the 200,000 square feet of reflective glass is killing over 100 birds annually. Out of the 21 buildings in the Twin Cities metro area, the U.S. Bank Stadium has the third highest bird fatality rate, according to MPR News. ...

Miracle in Minnesota

Miracle in Minnesota

Sam Birnberg

January 25, 2018

One minute, 18 seconds left on the clock in the third quarter. A 17-0 halftime lead as good as gone. My heart raced as the Saints marched down the field. I had seen this game before. In my lifetime alone as a Vikings fan, memories of the 2009 NFC Championship and the more recent 2015 Wildcard round...

Vikings victory sparks anticipation, excitement

Array of Vikings apparel displayed at Target. The Vikings play the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday Jan. 21.

Annabella Strathman and Dani Orloff

January 18, 2018

Viking’s US Bank stadium rang loudly with excitement when wide receiver Stefon Diggs’ ran for a 61-yard touchdown in the final seconds of the game, according to math teacher Robert Otto, who attended Sunday’s game. “There was two levels of loud that happened when Stefon Diggs caught the ball an...

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