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.

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. 

What's Up at WIU ?

Aug 23, 2019

On Midwest Week - a spring and summer of major changes at Western Illinois University, including top administrators and the board of trustees.

WVIK News

On Midwest Week, a look at one sector of the economy that's booming in the Quad Cities - many new hotels have opened in recent years, and more are on the way.

Andrews Trial

Aug 2, 2019
Kevin Schmidt, Quad City Times

On Midwest Week, the recent trial of a 13 year old boy who took a gun to school last year.

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