SC Council Will Decide Whether to Allow More Cell Towers in Town, Logan's Law is Signed, SPM, 4:04
The Sioux City Council will be asked today to approve site plans for three U.S. Cellular cell towers. The network build-out is part of the telecommunications company's expansion into Sioux City. U.S. Cellular said last month that it expects to add about 30 total cell sites in Sioux City and the surrounding area, with only five being new tower builds within the city. Two stores are also expected to open later this year in Sioux City.
In February, the council denied U.S. Cellular's site plan for a 130-foot cell tower at 2015 W. Sixth St. because the site plan failed to meet setback requirements.
Iowa outdoor enthusiasts will soon have an option to place an organ donor sticker on their hunting and fishing licenses under a new law signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
It's called Logan's Law after Logan Luft, of Charles City, who died at age 15 in 2017 after an all-terrain vehicle crash. Luft, who enjoyed hunting and fishing, had decided to be an organ donor and his family says that decision saved the lives of five people who received his organs.
His father Leonard Luft and other relatives sought the bill in his memory after seeing organ donor stickers on hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota.
Iowa is joining 29 states in creating some basic rules of the road for vehicles without a human behind the wheel. Representative Ashley Hinson of Marion tells Radio Iowa although it may be years before driverless or fully “autonomous” vehicles are in use, it’s time to start planning.
The new law will require driverless cars and trucks to carry liability insurance.