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, three years after the first deaths were reported from Legionnaire's Disease, the state of Illinois is still trying to figure out what to do at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

from a 2013 documentary created by students at River Ridge High School in Hanover, Ill.

On Midwest Week, a former testing and storage site for bombs and munitions in northwestern Illinois is now teeming with wildlife.

On Midwest Week, Stanley Liggins' third trial for the murder of a 9 year old girl ended in a mis-trial.

Bail Reform in Illinois

Oct 5, 2018

On Midwest Week, thanks to a new state law, bail reform comes to the Illinois Quad Cities. 

Reynolds v. Hubbell

Sep 28, 2018

On Midwest Week, a look at the fall campaign in Iowa, with important races on the ballot for governor, congress, and the state legislature.

Rauner v. Pritzker

Sep 21, 2018

On Midwest Week, early voting starts soon for the November election, and the key race in Illinois this fall is for governor.

On Midwest Week, even though they didn't repeat as champions of the Midwest League, the Quad City River Bandits had a good season. 

Todd Mizener / Argus & Dispatch/Quad-City Times

On Midwest Week, a local agency is helping teach people about construction of the new I-74 bridge.

Michelle O'Neill's guest is Jack Cullen, reporter for the Quad City Times. 

More information about the I-74 bridge construction project (including webcam images) is online HERE. And MetroLINK says the Channel Cat Water Taxi will continue operating on Saturdays and Sundays through October 14th, weather permitting. 

WVIK News

On Midwest Week, is it possible to live on the minimum wage ?

Can Illinois Be Fixed ?

Aug 24, 2018

On Midwest Week, once again the AARP is soliciting suggestions from Illinois residents on how to improve their state.

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