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.

Ill. Gen. Assembly - Barbara Wheeler

 

Time is running out for the governor of Illinois and the legislature to break a two-year deadlock, and agree on a state budget.

Sean Flynn Photography/QC Mallards

On Midwest Week, on and off the ice, it was a mostly successful season for the Quad City Mallards.

Clinton Showboat Theater

From old favorites to small experimental productions, summer means great theater in eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois. And this week on Midwest Week, our annual preview. 

Quad City Times

Following this week's induction ceremony, the Quad City Sports Hall of Fame now has more than 100 members.

state of Iowa

Collective bargaining, gun rights, and school funding are just a few of the issues debated by the Iowa legislature this year. And on Midwest Week, a look at what happened.  

WVIK News

After years of trying to re-gain control of the riverfront, Davenport may lease a section for truck parking.

TPC Deere Run

On Midwest Week, the John Deere Classic is now 20 years old - not the tournament but the sponsorship.

The Gazette (Ced.Rapids) (Andy Abeyta/Freelance)

Nine years after a record-setting flood, Cedar Rapids is still trying to recover, now beginning to work on a floodwall.

pool photo

On Midwest Week, the motions have been heard and ruled on, so now Stanley Liggins can be tried for the third time for murder. 

A drawing of the new bridge.
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Now that some of the preparation work is finished, actual construction of the new I-74 is next.

On Midwest Week — an update and a timetable. 

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