Brandon Peterson

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Brandon Peterson lives in Iowa and was born in 2006.

  • Brandon plays baseball and soccer and loves building things with Legos.
  • He hopes to become a meteorologist someday.
  • Brandon’s favorite book is Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown

“I hope to learn about all the things that are happening in our community.”

Brandon Peterson

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Helping Flood Victims in the Midwest

Brandon Peterson

May 20th, 2019

After catastrophic flooding in parts of Iowa and Nebraska, residents rebuild with help from volunteers. 

Cars: The End of the Line?

Brandon Peterson

March 8th, 2019

Ford Motor Company announces that it will stop producing most cars and focus instead on SUVs and light trucks.

Brandon shakes Clayton Anderson's hand after the interview.

“A Is for Astronaut”

Brandon Peterson

July 9th, 2018

In a new book, retired NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson takes young astronomy lovers on a journey through space, covering everything from blastoff to Zulu Time.

Brandon interviewing the event organizer, Jerry Christensen about why he brought the memorial to Britt, IA.

Remembering the Fallen

Brandon Peterson

May 11th, 2018

A traveling memorial honors U.S. soldiers who have lost their lives since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

USA Curling Brings Home Olympic Gold

Brandon Peterson

March 15th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with Olympic gold medalists John Shuster and Tyler George about their surprise curling victory in South Korea.

Brandon interviewing Alivia Paine, 10, Clear Lake, IA

Kites in Winter?

Brandon Peterson

February 27th, 2018

What is it like to fly a kite on a frozen lake? Our Kid Reporter travels to Clear Lake, Iowa, to find out.

Brandon with Olympic hopeful Chris Plys

USA Curling Holds Olympic Trials

Brandon Peterson

November 30th, 2017

Athletes compete for the chance to represent the United States in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Alex Henry (on left) (10 years old from the Cayman Islands), Henry Kaeser (in the middle) (13 years old from Washington state) pose with Brandon after discussing why they like participating in RAGBRAI.

The World’s Largest Bike Ride

Brandon Peterson

August 22nd, 2017

Each summer, people from around the world look forward to participating in RAGBRAI—a unique bicycle ride across the state of Iowa.

Brandon with Brett Nelson and Brad Poppen of Sukup Manufacturing

Grain Bins as Homes?

Brandon Peterson

May 17th, 2017

A company in the Midwest builds bins to serve as affordable shelters for people affected by natural disasters.

Brandon in front of the original Freedom Rock.

The Freedom Rocks

Brandon Peterson

March 21st, 2017

An Iowa artist creates patriotic paintings on rocks to honor war veterans.