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 Illinois

On Midwest Week, how a freedom of information request led to a new state government scandal in Illinois.

Illinois Primary Preview

Jan 10, 2020

On Midwest Week, while the Iowa Caucuses are getting most of our attention, Illinois is preparing for its primary election that's just two months away.

WIU

On Midwest Week, a national search will begin soon for a new president of Western Illinois University.

Dispatch Argus

On Midwest Week, what's it like to be a food critic.  

On Midwest Week, just a few months after it started, sports betting is beginning to make money for the state of Iowa, even before any major events like the Super Bowl and March Madness.

state of Illinois

On Midwest Week, the Illinois General Assembly just finished its fall veto session - the House and Senate were busy  even though few, if any vetoes, were actually considered.

I-74 Bridge Delayed

Nov 15, 2019
Iowa DOT

On Midwest Week, work on the I-74 bridge has been delayed, and not just because of bad weather and high river levels. 

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.

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