CHICAGO – The public agency created to own and operate the new $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium installed the head of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, Ted Mondale, to serve as its chief executive officer during its first meeting Friday.

Mondale, a former state legislator and the son of former vice president Walter Mondale, aided Gov. Mark Dayton in shepherding the stadium package that included public funding for the National Football League team’s new stadium through the legislative process.

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