The first part of Changing Gears' road trip through some of the Midwest's company towns aired Monday. Series editor Micki Maynard joined host Alison Cuddy to explain where the series is headed – and why.
The Midwest is defined by much more than its economy. Culture, for example--its customs and idiosyncrasie---make the region rich, especially for storytelling. Northern University Illinois Press found a way to celebrate Midwestern culture.
In August the Music Box Theatre will turn 82 years old. The theatre on Chicago’s North Side had many identities over the past couple of decades--its proven to be a haven for fans of independent and foreign film. But in recent years, the Music Box has branched out in other ways.
Yesterday's thunderstorm may be over, but despite reports of record heat today, the erratic midwestern weather shows no signs of stopping as we enter the holiday weekend.There was wind: Ghostbusters II anyone?
There are billions of dollars of business that flow every day between the Midwest and Japan.As Japan tries to recover from the devastating natural disaster there, companies located in the Midwest are starting to assess how it will affect business here.Here, this report on how deep the economic ties