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.

On Midwest Week, what may be a one-of-a-kind environmental lawsuit has been settled in Muscatine.

On Midwest Week, Western Illinois University tries to deal with serious financial problems. 

Deere Home Update

Mar 8, 2019

If we're patient, there's hope a historic landmark in Moline will be renovated. 

Pritzker's First Budget

Mar 1, 2019
State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, in his first budget the governor of Illinois proposes some new revenue and new spending.

On Midwest Week, the state makes an "unprecedented" inspection of the Davenport schools.  

State of Iowa

On Midwest Week, Iowa legislators debate school funding, gun permits, university tenure, and judicial appointments.


On Midwest Week, why a group of agencies and organizations in the Quad Cities is trying to find solutions for a child care crisis.

Davenport Citibus

On Midwest Week, local and national changes in public transit, and how they're affecting Davenport Citibus.

On Midwest Week, Rock Island County struggles to keep its nursing home open.

A Historic Home is Saved

Jan 11, 2019
Friends of Hauberg Civic Center Foundation

On Midwest Week, a tale of two buildings in Rock Island - one has been saved and is being fixed up, while the other has been torn down to make room for something else.