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.

Rauner's First Budget

Feb 20, 2015
Illinois Public Radio

This week, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner presented his first budget to the General Assembly. 

Quad City Times

This week on Midwest Week, a fight over open records and city spending in Davenport, goes to court.

Oscar Preview

Feb 6, 2015
River Cities Reader

On Midwest Week, a local movie critic handicaps this year's Oscar nominations.


On Midwest Week, a national reporter for NPR who's covered Newtown, Ferguson, and many other major stories, visits the Quad Cities.

Illinois Public Radio

Does a new administration in Springfield mean a "brand new day" for Illinois government ?  

Quad City Times

On Midwest Week, a possible threat to the Rock Island Arsenal.

Lee Enterprises

After a one-day special session of the legislature, Illinois is preparing to inaugurate its first republican governor in about 15 years.

Dispatch & RI Argus

This week on Midwest Week, the latest chapter in the long fight between the Episcopal church and some former members.

Dispatch & RI Argus

This week on Midwest Week, why one of this area's largest employers has lost jobs in recent years. And the prospects for getting some of them back.

Illinois Public Radio

This week on Midwest Week, a look at the Illinois General Assembly's fall veto session - what was accomplished and what was put off until next year, or later.