St. Paul City Council Approves $8.5M Bond Issue for Saints Stadium

Updated: 10/23/2013 10:28 PM By: Leslie Dyste

The new Saint Paul Saints stadium took a major step forward on Wednesday.

The St. Paul City Council approved an $8.5 million bond issue for the $63 million stadium.

The city's overall contribution to the project is $24 million.

The stadium is under construction right now and is set to open in 2015.

Aside from Saints games, the stadium will host youth baseball, college games and non-sporting events like concerts.