Midwest Week

Fridays at 6:20 PM

A Friday feature at 6:20 PM, during All Things Considered,  that reviews the major stories with the reporters who covered them.

WVIK Staff

On Midwest Week, a look back at a key economic milestone in the history of the Quad Cities - the end of production at the Farmall Plant in Rock Island, 30 years ago.

WVIK Staff

In light of the controversy over police shootings across the country, a look at these cases in the Quad Cities. 

Quad City Times

On Midwest Week, the presidential candidates begin to campaign in the Quad Cities and eastern Iowa.

The Hawkeye

More than a year after it was supposed to open, the new state prison in Fort Madison is still empty, with no opening date set.

Davenport in Court

Apr 24, 2015
Quad City Times

Davenport has been the defendant in two major court cases already this year, costing the time of city officials and money from the budget.

QC Times

On Midwest Week, when three new inductees are added next month, the Quad City Sports Hall of Fame will have 90 members. Herb Trix's guest this week is Quad City Times sports editor, Don Doxsie.

Quad City Times

After a bank in the Quad Cities failed last year, a reporter decided to find out why. And it took several months of patient research, interviews, and freedom of information requests.

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Alma Gaul, features reporter for the Quad City Times.

River Cities Reader

Is raising the gas tax really a good long-term solution for crumbling roads ?

School Funding Revolt

Mar 27, 2015

The Davenport School District asks why it has to cut programs and staff when reserve funds could be used. And why it can't spend as much as neighboroing districts.

This week on Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Linda Cook, reporter for the Quad City Times. 

Peoria Journal Star

What happened to central Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock, who announced his resignation this week.      On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Chris Kaergard, political reporter for the Peoria Journal Star.The program also plays each Friday on WVIK at 6:50 pm, during All Things Considered.