Fans celebrate with Zygi Wilf.

Fans celebrate with Zygi Wilf.

Vikings stadium is corporate welfare. -Minnesotans love the Vikings. That’s a fact. However, the Vikings franchise is owned by a billionaire from New Jersey — one Zygmunt “Zygi” Wilf. Wilf’s net worth is between $310 million, as reported by Sports Illustrated, and $1.3 billion, according to the Democratic Underground.com website. -  - BrainerdDispatch 04/09/12

Vikings stadium is corporate welfare. -Minnesotans love the Vikings. That’s a fact. However, the Vikings franchise is owned by a billionaire from New Jersey — one Zygmunt “Zygi” Wilf. Wilf’s net worth is between $310 million, as reported by Sports Illustrated, and $1.3 billion, according to the Democratic Underground.com website. - - BrainerdDispatch 04/09/12

Immigrant of the Day: Zygi Wilf From Germany | Owner of Minnesota Vikings

Immigrant of the Day: Zygi Wilf From Germany | Owner of Minnesota Vikings

Pic of Vikings owner Zygi Wilf at new stadium’s ceremonial groundbreaking is fantastic (photo)

Pic of Vikings owner Zygi Wilf at new stadium’s ceremonial groundbreaking is fantastic (photo)

Glen Johnson, Business Manager of IUOE Local 49, with VIkings Owner Zygi Wilf and Local 49 Political Director Jason George

Glen Johnson, Business Manager of IUOE Local 49, with VIkings Owner Zygi Wilf and Local 49 Political Director Jason George

Why public funding for a Vikings stadium doesn't make sense - I recognize that many legislators have strong positions on the Vikings stadium issue and many have been tracking the issue closely. However, there are a number of misconceptions about parts of the issue, and many unexamined assumptions that deserve an airing. Before we give $700 million to Zygi Wilf for a new stadium, here is some information that I hope you will consider.- by Senator John Marty - MPR 05/01/12

Why public funding for a Vikings stadium doesn't make sense - I recognize that many legislators have strong positions on the Vikings stadium issue and many have been tracking the issue closely. However, there are a number of misconceptions about parts of the issue, and many unexamined assumptions that deserve an airing. Before we give $700 million to Zygi Wilf for a new stadium, here is some information that I hope you will consider.- by Senator John Marty - MPR 05/01/12

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