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 Public Radio

This week on Midwest Week, trying to make sense of Tuesday's voting in Illinois.

Herb Trix's guest this week is Brian Mackey, statehouse reporter in Springfield for Illinois Public Radio. 

Dispatch & RI Argus

As the election approaches, the two parties are fighting over absentee and early voting in Rock Island County.

Lee Enterprises

Someone is spending a lot of money on the political races in Iowa this fall, especially the race for US Senate. 

Major Races in Iowa

Oct 16, 2014
Des Moines Register

With just over two weeks to go, checking in with the major election races in Iowa.

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register.

Illinois Public Radio

This Week on Midwest Week, checking in with some of the statewide races in Illinois, less than a month before the election.

Dispatch & RI Argus

This week on Midwest Week, help is on the way for anyone trying to keep up with the problems, and changes, in Rock Island County government.Eric Timmons has been covering the story for the Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, and he's Herb Trix's guest.  

Election Campaign Update

Sep 25, 2014
Quad City Times

This week on Midwest Week, an update on some key campaigns less than two months before the November election.

QC River Bandits 2014 Season

Sep 18, 2014

This week on Midwest Week, a look back at the just-completed season of the Quad Cities River Bandits - on and off the field.Herb Trix's guest is Steve Batterson, sports writer for the Quad City Times.

This week on Midwest Week, a look at casino gambling in the Quad Cities - how healthy is it, and how the business might change in the coming years.Herb Trix's guest is Jeff Ignatius, managing editor of the River Cities Reader.

Jumers Crossing Update

Aug 29, 2014

This week on Midwest Week, Steve Elliott, reporter for the Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, talks with Herb Trix about Rock Island's controversial development project. It's tied up in a court challenge with the village of Milan, and nearby residents.