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Midwest Week
Fridays at 6:20 PM

A weekly review of the major stories with the reporters who covered them, hosted by Herb Trix.

Latest Episodes
  • On Midwest Week, several weeks later than expected, the Iowa legislature finally adjourned this year's session - so what did it accomplish in all that time?
  • On Midwest Week, we honor the newest members of the Quad City Sports Hall of Fame.Herb Trix's guest is Don Doxsie, sports columnist for the Quad City…
  • After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, our annual summer theater preview returns.Herb Trix's guest is Mike Schulz, editor and writer for the River…
  • On Midwest Week, another group of veterans has died at a state home in Illinois, due to COVID-19 and not Legionnaires Disease.Herb Trix's guest is Hannah…
  • On Midwest Week, the Illinois General Assembly begins working on new maps for Congressional and legislative districts. But it's complicated by delayed…
  • On Midwest Week, what is the future of Western Illinois University in the Quad Cities ? Why are some local leaders thinking about replacing the university…
  • On Midwest Week, this year's debate over Iowa's bottle bill - will it survive another year?Herb Trix's guest is James Lynch, reporter for the Cedar Rapids…
  • On Midwest Week, one year after the pandemic began in the midwest, a look at its impact on meatpacking plants and workers.Herb Trix's guest is Sydney…
  • On Midwest Week, what impact has COVID-19 had on local law enforcement.Herb Trix's guest is Emily Andersen, reporter for the Quad City Times and…
  • On Midwest Week, the Iowa legislature focuses on education, including state aid, school choice, and returning to full-time in-person classes.Herb Trix's…