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
  • Reynolds Students Enjoy Last Day Before School Closes

    Reynolds Elementary School celebrated their last day of school Tuesday.  It is also the last day school will ever be held in that building. Tuesday, the kids celebrated the last day by having a field day.  They have one every year but this one was special.  Due to budget cuts, the Rockridge School District decided to close down the elementary school. Though the kids had fun playing games, some of them just couldn’t hide their emotions. “Well it is kind […]

  • Davenport students could earn college degree in high school

    Davenport students may be able to earn a college degree before leaving high school.

  • Weather Blows Off Roof and Caves In Foundation

    A Lynn Center resident is gathering the pieces of his home after his roof was blown away in Thursday’s storms. Wayne Anderson has watching the weather on TV when the wind picked up and he heard a loud crack. “I ran for the basement,” Wayne told us.  “It was time to leave, I knew that.” When he came back upstairs, a large piece of his roof was gone and his house was covered in dry wall.  It wasn’t until later […]

  • Niabi Zoo May Replace Their Elephants

    They are two of the first animals you see when you visit Niabi Zoo.  Asian elephants, Babe and Sophie are the talk of the zoo and are getting even more attention after an expert report recommended that they be moved to a different zoo. In the recent years, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been spent on improvements to the enclosure that they stay in.  But because of the climate here, the two spend a bulk of the year inside […]

  • Gear from drug bust donated to local school district

    Greenhouse and horticulture equipment seized during the bust of an East Galesburg marijuana grow operation is being donated to Knoxville, Illinois schools.

  • Davenport Neighborhood Deals With Flooding for Second Time This Month

    Janet Wiebler has lived on West Garfield and Western in Davenport for 21 years but she says her basement flooded for the first time last month and now has again. “It’s supposed to rain all week,” Janet says.  “So all week now I’ve got to set my alarm for every two hours to make sure that I don’t need my sump pumps going.” With no flood insurance, the Davenport resident says she is still cleaning up from the 3 feet […]

  • Money Stolen from East Moline Little League

    For the second time in less than a month, thieves broke into the East Moline Little League concession stand and stole money. Jon Danley, president of the East Moline Little League, said the robbers stole a small safe with more than $2,700 the first time and an additional $230 the second time. Danley says every penny made in the concession stand goes to the program. “We try to be self supported,” Danley says.  “We do all the maintenance on the […]

  • Local School Feels Prepared if Tornado Comes

    Dewitt Central Middle and Intermediate School Principal Jim Wichman says he can’t help but see his own students when he looks at the damage at Briarwood Elementary in Oklahoma. Wichman says Dewitt Central is as safe as it can be and has various tornado safe locations.  They practice using them in drills 4 times a year and the students seem to be paying attention. “If a tornado hit, I would feel safe because we take tornado drills very seriously,” 8th […]

  • Storm Destroys Carroll County Farm Shed

    Sunday night storm winds rip off the top of a Carroll County farm shed and barn.

  • Benefit planned for Sherrard Fire Victims

    HyVee in Milan is hosting a benefit for the families of the victims lost in the Sherrard fire back in March. The benefit will kick off with at 11 a.m on Saturday, May 18. All Stars of Bags Tournament – 5 courts $20 – 11 a.m. Pinnacle Golf Club Outing – $60 – 1 p.m. Jumpin’ Joey’s Bounce House – Free – 3-7 p.m. BBQ Dinner – Free – Donations appreciated 4-7 p.m. Silent Auction – 4-7 p.m. Dance/Live Bands […]

  • Active Duty Members Golf Cart Cross-County to Raise Awareness

    They are carting for a cause, active duty coast guard members driving across the country to raise awareness for veterans and injured soldiers. They made a stop here in the Quad Cities. Chief Electrician Ray Rehberg of the United States Coast Guard was teaching a class when the idea hit him. “I talked to my ship mates and said hey, has anyone ever driven across the country in a golf cart?” That is where the journey began and now a […]

  • Less than half of Illinois road funds spent on roads

    The use of tax payer dollars in Illinois are in question tonight after an audit revealed less than half of state road funds are actually going to road construction. An audit report revealed that in the last 10 years, less than half of the state road fund money in Illinois is actually going to fix the roads.   The report states that a large part of that went to underwrite salaries in the secretary of state’s office and Illinois State Police, […]