Pauli Mayfield is proud to be a product of the Quad Cities. Raised in Davenport, she attended Davenport Central High School before graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Kinesiology from Iowa State University. Upon graduation, Pauli worked at Woodward Academy, a court-adjudicated placement facility for juvenile delinquent males in Woodward, Iowa.

In January 2010, Pauli moved back to the Quad Cities and served as a substitute teacher and track coach for the Davenport Community School District. In June, Pauli was awarded the crown and title of Miss Iowa 2010. She served the state traveling from city to city and speaking to kids on the importance of being a positive role model and never giving up on your dreams. Pauli represented Iowa in the 2011 Miss America Pageant and received the Rick Ferentz Non-Finalist Interview Award.

Recent Articles
  • Momentum Carrying Over From JDC to British Open for Spieth, Johnson

    Golf is a game of momentum and with Jordan Spieth’s win last week at the John Deere Classic, its seems like he has plenty of that. Now playing at the British Open, the 19-year-old is continuing to make a name for himself After the first round in his first open event, Spieth ended the day tied with Tiger Woods and some say the John Deere Classic has a lot to do with that. Tpc Deere Run Golf Pro, Andy Stoterau […]

  • Local Boy Gets Make A Wish Trip

    As he rides around on his scooter, Bradley Hartman seems like your typical kid. “Bradley is a very active 5 year-old,” mother Jessica Hartman says.  “He is awesome.” When Bradley was just a baby, Jessica took him to the doctor for a simple surgery.  The doctors then told her that because of an issue with his platelets, the surgery could not be done.  That visit later lead to an oncologist visit and Jessica soon found out her son was anything […]

  • Local Camp Stop Kids From Being Couch Potatoes

    A recent report from the National Institutes of Health found that only about half of all U.S. kids are getting the recommended amount of physical activity each day. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health surveyed nearly 10,000 kids between the ages of 11 and 16 and found that 47% don’t get enough exercise. That is not the case at the Martin Luther King Center Summer Day Camp in Rock Island, Illinois. “We do a lot of basketball, kick ball […]

  • Meth Lab – Day Care Owner Sentenced to Prison

    The Davenport woman who was running a day care center in her home where meth was being made could spend the next decade behind bars.

  • Davenport City Leaders Express Concerns with Casino Developer

    For the first time, the Davenport City Council met with the newly selected developer for the potential land based casino. Back in late may, the Riverboat Development Authority chose CEO Dan Kehl and Kehl Development Corporation to build the new land based casino in Davenport.  The disappointment was evident on Mayor Bill Gluba’s face. Now, Kehl has 120 days left on its option to buy Rhythm City Casino but first, it needs to get the city on board with its […]

  • Harrison Street Lane to Close for Parking

    Wednesday night, the Davenport city council voted to shut down one lane of a busy street to make way for parking. Alderman approved a proposal to allow parking along the west side of Harrison Street from 18th to 5th Street. The parking change along the 13 to the 17 block stretch is intended to add extra convenience for people visiting businesses in the hilltop campus village. Major Bill Gluba says the city is growing and this is one of the […]

  • Owner of Jim’s Rib Haven Dies

    The owner of an iconic Quad City restaurant passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

  • Quinn Signs Gang-Related Laws After Deadly Weekend

    A deadly weekend in Chicago has pushed law makers to take action.  Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed two laws designed to fight gang-related crime. One establishes a witness protection program for those who help prosecute gang members.  Quinn says he hopes will this will encourage people to speak up. “We will not have silence about violence, we will gather together as a community, as a faith community, as the state of Illinois with 13 million people strong to make […]

  • Sky Lanterns Cause Danger, Recently Banned in Illinois

    The trend of releasing sky lanterns has caught on in the Midwest and it seems, just as quickly, the dangerous novelty have been banned in Illinois. Event coordinator and owner of Exceptional Events, Peggy Terrey says releasing sky lanterns or wish lanterns is becoming more and more popular at weddings and other events. A dense piece of cardboard is set on fire, filling the tissue with hot air.  The lanterns then act as miniature hot air balloons and fly into […]

  • Where to Park for Red, White and Boom

    Where to park and what traffic to avoid for this year's Red, White and Boom

  • Dog remains loose after attack on Clinton man

    A Clinton, Iowa man was hospitalized after two dogs reportedly attacked him – and police said one of the dogs remained at large.

  • Local Chief Reacts to Deadly WildFire

    It’s a day of mourning for firefighters all across the country after 19 firefighters were killed in an Arizona wildfire. Davenport’s Fire Chief Lynn Washburn says firefighters share a close bond no matter where they are located.  Washburn says her immediate reaction is to offer any help they can to the departments in Arizona. “Many times, the way that you assist is by taking action,” Washburn says. “Not saying this is too dangerous for us but using what we have […]