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.

state of Iowa

One month into this year's session, what has the Iowa legislature accomplished so far ?

On Midwest Week, why the U.S. Department of Justice got involved in a recent trial in southeast Iowa.

Big River Magazine

What started as a monthly newsletter of several pages about the upper Mississippi River, has become 25 years later, a glossy full-color magazine running to 50 pages or more.

Students may soon return to a closed college campus in Clinton, but they'll be younger and from China.

The city of Davenport is now involved in two long and costly, court cases.

Jennifer Ewoldt

On Midwest Week, what can we learn from a farm in Scott County?


After recently setting records, passenger traffic has been falling this year at the Quad City Airport. And it's "fighting back" with an advertising campaign and a trip calculator.

Neal Rozendaal

One of the best players in the early days of the National Football League grew up in Clinton and played for the University of Iowa. And there's a re-newed effort to add him to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Muscatine residents showed their support last week for the mayor, in her long battle with the city council.

state of Illinois

On Midwest Week, a very busy veto session is now over for the Illinois General Assembly.