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.

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. 

On Midwest Week, human service programs in Illinois try to decide whether they should continue to accept state funding.

Hoping to produce more measurable results, the United Way has implemented a new way to fund local agencies. 


On Midwest Week, hiring a new administrator, finding new revenue, and putting together next year's budget are just a few of the challenges facing Rock Island County this fall.

On Midwest Week, to understand the 2016 election, look no further than Henry County, Illinois.