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.

Paul L Dineen

On Midwest Week - with all the talk about injuries at the college and professional levels, should parents be worried about their children playing in youth football leagues ?

WVIK News / WVIK News

It was a long and difficult season for the Quad Cities River Bandits this year.

On Midwest Week a wrap-up of the season - Herb Trix's guest is Steve Batterson, sports reporter for the Quad City Times.

You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays on WVIK at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

Tri States Public Radio

Protests in North Dakota against a proposed oil pipeline spread to southeastern Iowa. 

On Midwest Week, trying to understand how schools are funded in Illinois and why that might change sometime soon.

Herb Trix's guest is Dusty Rhodes, education reporter for Illinois Public Radio in Springfield.

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK Friday's at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

WVIK News / WVIK News

One major decision is done, but another is in the works, for the city of Davenport.

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest this week is Brian Wellner, reporter for the Quad City Times.

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK, Fridays at 6:20 pm, during All Things Considered. 

in collaboration with summer 2016 data visualization course, Dept. of Computer Science, NIU (Mohammed Jaffer Ali)

In just four years, thousands of video gambling machines have popped up in bars and restaurants across Illinois, providing revenue for local and state governments, and competition for casino boats.

clipart from the National Crime Prevention Council

This Week on Midwest Week, a look at a little-known part of our legal system - evictions and eviction court.Herb Trix's guest is Linda Cook, reporter for the Quad City Times.

You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays on WVIK at 6:20 pm, during All Things Considered. 

Rock Island County

Now it's up to the voters. 

Amanda Vinicky

This week on Midwest Week, a look at this summer's national political conventions by a reporter who covered both.

U.S. Department of Agriculture on Flickr.

The story of local veteran who didn't recover from his injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan.

This week on Midwest Week, Herb Trix talks with Barb Ickes, columnist for the Quad City Times. 

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

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