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.

Illinois General Assembly

On Midwest Week, serious legal problems for two members of the Illinois General Assembly, and why that may affect us, downstate. 

WVIK News

On Midwest Week, the Davenport School Board agrees to sell a former school, but not to the highest bidder.

Shrink Smart

Oct 25, 2019
Grand Mound

On Midwest Week, how small towns can survive and thrive, as jobs and people move away.

WVIK News

On Midwest Week, a look back 50 years when work began on a tremendous change for Moline and Quad Cities. 

Courting Iowa Democrats

Oct 11, 2019
WVIK News

On Midwest Week, as the Iowa Caucuses approach, which candidates are spending the most time in Iowa and what issues are they focusing on.

Flickr - "African American Read-In 2013" by Rod Library@UNI

On Midwest Week, Iowa needs minority teachers, but has trouble recruiting them.

On Midwest Week, how the long spring flood affected the Quad Cities River Bandits and a look back at their mostly successful season.

On Midwest Week, why the Niabi Zoo is trying to earn national accreditation.

On Midwest Week, a look at population trends in the Quad Cities ahead of next year's national census.

Michael Nunn Comes Home

Aug 30, 2019
Don Doxsie - Quad City Times

On Midwest Week, after serving time in prison, a Quad Cities man who was once one of the top boxers in the world, has returned home. 

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