Since everyone generally throws away documentation on things they purchased (such as myself).  I finally found out the speeds on my KitchenAid and I am going to list them.

Stir – usage stir – For slow stirring, combining, mashing, starting all mixing procedures.  Use to add flour and dry ingredients to batter, add liquids to dry ingredients, and comvine heavy mixtures.

Speed 2 – usage slow mixing – for slow mixing, mashing, faster stirring.  use to mix heavy batters and candies, start mashing potatoes or  vegetables, cut shorening into flour, mix thin or splashy batters, and mix and knead yeast dough.  Use with Can Opener attachment.

Speed 4 – usage mixing and beating – for mixing semi-heavy batters, such as cookies.  Use to comvine sugar and shortening and to add sugar to egg whites for meringues.  Medium speed for cake mixes.  Use with; Food Grinder, Rotor Slicer/Shredder and Fruit and Vegetable strainer attachments.

Speed 6 – usage beating, creaming – for medium-fast beating or whipping.  Use to finish mixing cake, doughnut, and other batters.  High speed for cake mixes.  Use with Citrus Juicer attachment.

Speed 8 – usage fast beating, whipping 0 for whipping cream, egg whites, and boiled frostings.

Speed 10 – usage fast whipping – for whipping small amounts of cream or egg whites, Use with Pasta Maker and Grain Mill attachment.

Note: Do not exceed Speed 2 when preparing yeast doughs as this may cause damage to the mixer.