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, federal investigators inch closer to the powerful Speaker of the Illinois House and chair of the Illinois Democratic Party, Mike Madigan.

Mourning and the Pandemic

Jul 17, 2020

On Midwest Week, one of the many ways the pandemic has changed our lives is funerals and how we honor the dead.


On Midwest Week, the impact of the pandemic on Western Illinois University and the search for a new president. 

On Midwest Week, after working on it for more than 40 years, a Davenport woman has published her first book - a history of one of this area's most important early settlers.

State of Iowa

On Midwest Week, in a session shortened by the pandemic, the Iowa legislature finally finished work on a new budget, and approved police reforms.

University of Iowa

On Midwest Week, the University of Iowa investigates the conduct of one of its football coaches. 

On Midwest Week, protests following the death of George Floyd lead to violence in the Quad Cities.

On Midwest Week, Rock Island County looks for another buyer for its nursing home.

Capitol News Bureau

On Midwest Week, the Illinois General Assembly re-convenes after a ten week break, and can it accomplish all it needs to in just a couple of days ?

Illinois Versus COVID-19

May 8, 2020
State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, Illinois begins to relax the strict stay-at-home orders issued two months ago by the governor.