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10 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
Illinois Republicans Choose Their Candidate for Governor
On Midwest Week, what can we learn from this week's Illinois primary.
9 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
SRO Program Continues in Davenport Schools
On Midwest Week, Davenport agrees to continue the school resource officer program, and assign police officers to several schools.
11 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
Illinois Republican Primary
Herb Trix discusses the GOP primary with Dave McKinney.
17 minutes | Jun 3, 2022
Investigation of Abuse and Deaths at Thomson Prison
On Midwest Week, a long investigation by NPR and the Marshall Project details abuse of inmates, and seven deaths, at the federal prison in Thomson, Illinois.
10 minutes | May 27, 2022
Education Funding Holds Up Iowa Legislature
On Midwest Week, the debate over public funds for private schools delays adjournment for the Iowa Legislature.
9 minutes | May 20, 2022
Volunteers Save a Historic Home
On Midwest Week, how volunteers have saved a historic landmark in the Quad Cities.
10 minutes | May 13, 2022
New Season for the River Bandits and Midwest League
On Midwest Week, after adjusting for the pandemic, the Midwest League is back.
10 minutes | May 6, 2022
Davenport Tries to Reduce Gun Violence
On Midwest Week, Davenport tries a program called Group Violence Intervention to reduce gun violence in the city.
10 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
Storm Complete Successful Season
On Midwest Week, after the abrupt end to one season just before it ended because of the pandemic, and then missing all of last season, the Quad City Storm returned and just completed one of their best seasons.
10 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
The Illinois General Assembly Focuses on the Budget and Crime
On Midwest Week, the Illinois General Assembly rushes to adjourn so members have time to campaign for re-election.
6 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
Viking Cruises Begin in June
On Midwest Week, Viking River Cruises is putting the finishing touches on its first ship that will cruise the Mississippi River.
9 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
Vacant College Campus in Clinton
On Midwest Week, decades after it first opened, and after several ownership and name changes, a college campus in Clinton is now vacant.
11 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
Will Iowa Caucuses Still Matter ?
On Midwest Week, as the political parties begin planning for 2024, a key decision will be the role of the Iowa Caucuses in helping to choose presidential candidates.
16 minutes | Mar 11, 2022
New Book About Mike Madigan
On Midwest Week, just as he's indicted by federal prosecutors, Mike Madigan is the subject of a new book.
10 minutes | Mar 4, 2022
Cottage Hospital Closes
On Midwest Week, after serving Galesburg and western Illinois for more than 120 years, why did Cottage Hospital close in January ?
9 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
First Spring Flood Outlook
On Midwest Week, the National Weather Service has issued its first flood outlook for this spring.
9 minutes | Feb 11, 2022
High School Tries to Recover From Staff Turnover and Falling Enrollment
On Midwest Week, alumni and friends of a local high school try to save it.
9 minutes | Feb 4, 2022
Illinois Governor Offers Tax Relief
On Midwest Week, Governor J.B. Pritzker presents his budget for next year, including some tax relief for motorists and homeowners.
10 minutes | Jan 28, 2022
Five Republicans Campaign for Governor of Illinois
On Midwest Week, five Republicans are competing to challenge Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker in November.
9 minutes | Jan 21, 2022
Flat Tax & School Libraries - Iowa Legislature Opens New Session
On Midwest Week, the Iowa legislature opens its news session, with taxes and school spending likely to be the top issues this year.
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