Govs Bet on NFC Championship Game 19 Jan 18

ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today (Friday) announced a friendly wager over this weekend’s NFC Championship Game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Philadelphia Eagles. Governor Wolf has wagered 5 pounds of Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets if the Vikings win, and Governor Dayton has wagered a 5-pound Pearson’s Salted Nut Roll if the Eagles win.

“Congratulations to the Minnesota Vikings on their sensational win last Sunday!” said Governor Dayton. “Vikings fans everywhere are excited to cheer our team to victory in the NFC Championship Game this Sunday. SKOL!”

Governor Dayton also today ordered that the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis be lit purple from Friday through Sunday night, ahead of Sunday’s game. The Vikings will face off against the Eagles at 5:40pm CST in Philadelphia.