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, over the next 20 years, the state of Illinois plans to spend 250 million dollars to upgrade the Veterans Home in Quincy.

School Funding Questions

Dec 14, 2018

On Midwest Week, local voters say "yes" to one school funding question, but "no" to another.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

On Midwest Week, can the Rock Island Courthouse be saved even as the date nears for possible demolition ?

Has Iowa Gone Purple ?

Nov 30, 2018

On Midwest Week, why Iowa voters this year seem to be happy with Des Moines but unhappy with Washington.

Illinois Midterm Wrapup

Nov 16, 2018
State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, a wrap-up of the statewide races in Illinois from the midterm election.

Winemaking Grows in Iowa

Nov 9, 2018
Tycoga Winery

On Midwest Week, the growing business of making wine in Iowa.

Hockey Returns to the QC

Nov 2, 2018

On Midwest Week - it's a different team and a new league, with new owners and new players - but hockey has returned to the Quad Cities for another season.

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.