Lawyers for ABC News want the defamation lawsuit filed by Beef Products Incorporated moved to federal court. BPI filed the suit over a derogatory term used to describe the company's Lean, Finely Textured Beef. The suit was originally filed in Union County Circuit Court, but lawyers for ABC want it moved to federal court in South Dakota because they say the parties involved are from different states. BPI is seeking more than a billion dollars in damages.
A decision over the future of Argosy's Casino will be coming soon. Polk County Judge, Robert Hanson, said he'll try to render a decision by the early part of next week on who will win a breach of contract suit between Penn National Gaming and Missouri River Historical Development. Penn wants a temporary injunction to keep non-profit MRHD from partnering with another operator and moving forward with a gaming license application that could bring a Hard Rock Casino to Sioux City.
Trumbull Lake near Ruthven, Iowa is getting a makeover. The summer's drought dried up the lake and now it looks more like a desert., but the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the drought will actually make it easier to restore the lake. The DNR says the drier soil will allow native plants to grow back.
The lawsuit states the commission violated state law in making its decision, and destroyed the economic value of the Belle's license when they selected Sioux City Entertainment.More >>
The lawsuit states the commission violated state law in making its decision, and destroyed the economic value of the Belle's license when they selected Sioux City Entertainment to develop the land-based casino in Woodbury County.More >>
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