KWAY AM/FM News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-22T10:43:00Z Deere Laying Off Hundreds in Waterloo <a href=";id=140628" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>More than 460 John Deere employees in Waterloo have been told they're out of a job. The announcement was made Friday&nbsp;morning. Last week, Deere &amp; Company announced that more than 600 manufacturing jobs would be cut at four John Deere locati... KWAY News 2014-08-22T05:00:00Z Oelwein Mayor Released From Jail <a href=";id=140573" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The mayor of a northeast Iowa community accused of sexually abusing two girls has been released from jail. &nbsp; 36-year-old Jason Manus left the Fayette County Jail on Wednesday after a bail bonding company posted a reduced $65,000 bond. &nbsp... KWAY News 2014-08-22T05:00:00Z Green Bridge Closing <a href=";id=140572" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>City officials in Waverly say the "Green Bridge," located on 3rd Street Southeast, will be closed next Thursday, August 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. It will close temporarily for maintenance work on the bridge, but city officials expect it to re-open... KWAY News 2014-08-22T05:00:00Z Waverly Low-Income Housing <a href=";id=140570" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The City of Waverly has submitted two applications for low-income housing projects to the state, with one project applying for the full amount of $3 million, and the other applying for just over $1 million. &nbsp; Waverly City Administrator, Phil J... KWAY News 2014-08-22T05:00:00Z Wartburg Receives Gift <a href=";id=140418" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Wartburg College has received a two-million-dollar gift that will help renovate a first-year residence hall and build the college&rsquo;s endowment. The gift from Melvia Soenke, a 1970 graduate, includes farmland, machinery and more than $300-thousa... KWAY News 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z School Bus Safety <a href=";id=140415" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Thursday is the first day of school for students in the Waverly-Shell Rock school system. &nbsp; The Waverly Police Department wants to remind drivers about the traffic laws involving stopped school buses. &nbsp; Waverly Police Captain, Don Eggle... KWAY News 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z Meet the Players Night Interview <a href=";id=140314" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Listen to our interview with Dave Litterer and Ryan Keller. [audio:DLitandRyan.mp3]Dave and Ryan[/audio] The Breakfast Club 2014-08-20T05:00:00Z Waverly Dog Park Meeting <a href=";id=140240" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Waverly Leisure Services will be hosting a public input session to discuss features that the community would like to see in the new Dog Park. &nbsp; Waverly Leisure Services, Tab Ray, explains when the meeting is and what they hope to accomplish du... KWAY News 2014-08-20T05:00:00Z Frederika Barn Fire <a href=";id=140237" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A fire took place in Frederika Monday night. A barn fire was reported in the city limits of Frederika around 8:30 P-M. The barn was fully engulfed on arrival of the Frederika Fire Department. The barn and its contents, including a pickup truck, wer... KWAY News 2014-08-20T05:00:00Z Local Hospital Receives Major Award <a href=";id=140179" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It was announced Tuesday that local hospital received a major recognition.&nbsp; The Waverly Health Center obtained the Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center unanimously.&nbsp; Magnet is an award that recognizes hospitals f... KWAY News 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z