KWAY AM/FM News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-02-27T04:41:19Z Gas Tax Increase Starts Sunday <a href=";id=165213" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Iowa&rsquo;s first gas tax increase in 25-years, 10-cents more per gallon effective Sunday, coincides with projections that prices at the pump will &ldquo;climb aggressively&rdquo; over the next few weeks. Governor Terry Branstad signed the increase... KWAY News 2015-02-27T05:00:00Z Man Tries to Save Gladbrook School <a href=";id=165210" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A former board member for an Iowa school district seeks to block the closure of one of its three schools. The Board of Education at Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District voted 5-2 Wednesday to close the district's elementary and middle school... KWAY News 2015-02-27T05:00:00Z Iowa Exports Up <a href=";id=165206" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The US Department of Commerce says Iowa companies exported a record $15.1 billion worth of merchandise last year which contributed to the nation's record export level exceeding $2.3 trillion. In the report released Thursday the government says mach... KWAY News 2015-02-27T05:00:00Z Search for New President <a href=";id=165068" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Iowa Board of Regents has identified 21-members who will serve on the committee tasked with finding the next University of Iowa president. The regents yesterday said those selected for the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Commit... KWAY News 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Winter Driving <a href=";id=165067" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With another winter storm hitting Northeast Iowa, remember that it's important to exercise caution when driving and be prepared for slick road conditions. &nbsp; Iowa State Trooper, Mark Sigworth, recommends a website to know the road conditions be... KWAY News 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Higher Speed Limit in Iowa <a href=";id=165066" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Senate panel has approved a bill that could increase the speed limit on some Iowa highways to 75 miles per hour. Members of a transportation subcommittee approved the bill today. It now heads to a full committee for consideration. KWAY News 2015-02-26T05:00:00Z Dave Litterer Interview <a href=";id=164976" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Listen to our interview with W-SR A.D. Dave Litterer. [audio:2251575011-DLit.mp3]Dave Litterer[/audio] The Breakfast Club 2015-02-25T05:00:00Z University Ave Roundabouts <a href=";id=164774" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The City of Cedar Falls is moving forward with a controversial plan to add six roundabouts to University Avenue. The council voted 6-1 to approve the plan&nbsp;Monday night, following several hours of informational meetings and public comment. Resi... KWAY News 2015-02-24T05:00:00Z Waverly Break-Ins Update <a href=";id=164773" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Last week the Waverly Police department began investigating multiple reports of break-ins. The Waverly Police Departments, Captain Jason Leonard, talks about where the investigation is now, and encourages the community to continue to stay vigilant. ... KWAY News 2015-02-24T05:00:00Z