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, the Illinois General Assembly finally held its "fall" veto session, and actually chose a new House Speaker.

Herb Trix's guest is Hannah Meisel, statehouse reporter for Illinois Public Radio.

You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays on WVIK at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered.

On Midwest Week, two months after the state of Iowa began supervising the Davenport schools, the previous superintendent has retired.

Herb Trix's guest is Tony Watt, reporter for the Quad City Times and Dispatch-Argus.

You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays on WVIK at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

Quad Cities River Bandits

On Midwest Week, when the new baseball season begins in the spring, some major changes will take effect for the minor leagues, including the Quad Cities River Bandits.

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On Midwest Week, a "no" vote this month will have major consequences for Illinois.

On Midwest Week, not only were the national polls wrong, they mostly got it wrong in Iowa too.

Black in the QCA

Oct 30, 2020
Jessica Gallagher

On Midwest Week, in their own words African American residents of the Quad Cities describe what it's like to live here.

21 Day Equity Challenge

Oct 16, 2020
Quad Cities United Way

On Midwest Week, local residents are challenged to confront their attitudes about race, and change their behavior.

Iowa Campaign Update

Oct 9, 2020

On Midwest Week, a campaign update for Iowa - the fight over absentee ballot applications and the key race for the US Senate.

On Midwest Week, the Iowa State Board of Education decides to do something it's never done before - take control of a local school district.

state of Illinois

On Midwest Week, an investigation begins of the top Democratic Party leader in Illinois. 

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