THE MISSOURI RIVER HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION HAS FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST PENN NATIONAL GAMING IN FEDERAL COURT.
MRHD'S LAWSUIT CLAIMS PENN IS INTERFERING WITH THEIR EFFORTS TO NEGOTIATE WITH A POTENTIAL REPLACEMENT FOR PENN TO OPERATE A LAND BASED CASINO IN WOODBURY COUNTY.
THE SUIT ALLEGES PENN IS DELIBERATELY THREATENING LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THEIR POTENTIAL COMPETITION IN EFFORTS TO CREATE A LAND CASINO TO REPLACE THE ARGOSY RIVERBOAT CASINO WHICH PENN OPERATES.
MRHD HAS REQUESTED AN INJUNCTION AGAINST PENN TO STOP THEM FROM INTERFERING WITH MRHD'S EFFORTS TO NEGOTIATE WITH ANOTHER COMPANY.
THEY'RE ALSO SEEKING A COURT HEARING ASKING FOR DAMAGES TO BE AWARDED AGAINST PENN NATIONAL.
AN OUTBUILDING CONTAINING A TRUCK, TRACTOR AND OTHER ITEMS WENT UP IN FLAMES THURSDAY NEAR HAWARDEN.
THE HAWARDEN FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 1717 460TH STREET THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
FARM HANDS SAY THE FIRE SEEMED TO START UNDER THE FRONT OF THE TRUCK INSIDE THE BUILDING.
THE HAWARDEN FIRE CHIEF HAS CONTACTED THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL TO HELP DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE.
THE FIRE IS NOT BELIEVED TO BE SUSPICIOUS AT THIS TIME.
Authorities say a 4-year-old boy died when the car his mother was driving collided with another car near Lyons, Nebraska.
The Burt County sheriff's office says Zachery Douglas, of Oakland, was killed in the accident late Wednesday.
Officials say his mother, 24-year-old Megan Douglas, was driving south on U.S. Highway 77 when she lost control of her vehicle and crossed the centerline, colliding with another vehicle.
The sheriff's office says Zachery died at the scene.
NO ONE WAS INJURED IN A FIRE AT AN APARTMENT COMPLEX IN RIVERSIDE THURSDAY NIGHT.
THE BLAZE FORCED FIREFIGHTERS TO REMAIN AT THE SCENE AT WEST 19TH AND RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD WELL INTO THE EVENING.
STRONG WINDS WERE NO FRIEND TO THE FIREFIGHTERS WHO WERE ROTATED IN AND OUT.
THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS NOT KNOWN AT THIS TIME. THE TWO-STORY BUILDING WITH SIX APARTMENTS INSIDE IS EXPECTED TO BE A COMPLETE LOSS.
Photo Credit for all photos: Robin Vondonslar
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