Sioux City officials say they’re working to fix several safety issues at the local airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $145-thousand dollar fine against the Sioux Gateway Airport, claiming it found several safety violations during three inspections.

The inspections in 2018 and 2019 found issues with how the airport maintains markings on its runways and taxiways; and surface areas near the runways were not properly graded. A spokeswoman for the F-A-A says the agency is in the process of talking with the airport.

PM Newscast 6.18.19

Jun 18, 2019
Siouxland Public Media

Funeral services take place tomorrow for community activist and democratic party leader Frank LaMere.  LaMere died over the weekend after a battle with cancer.

LaMere struck up an unusual alliance with Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa.  The two worked on a plan to battle homelessness and substance abuse among native Americans in Northwest Iowa.