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Branstad in NW Iowa

Branstad in NW Iowa

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Des Moines, IA (KICD) — Iowa’s Governor will make several appearances throughout northwest Iowa next week.

Governor Terry Branstad’s office released his schedule for next week. At 1-pm Wednesday, the Governor holds an Iowa Is Working” roundtable at the Pocahontas County Farm Bureau in Pocahontas. At 2:45, Branstad will visit Country Maid Inc in West Bend, followed by a stop at Energy Panel Structures in Graettinger, at 4:30.

Thursday’s stops for Branstad include attending the grand opening of Great Lakes Communication Corporation Data Center in Lake Park. From there, he’ll head to Cherokee for a 10-am tour of Foundation Analytical Labratory. A noon visit with Quatro Composites in Orange City is next for the Governor.

Branstad’s busy Thursday continues with a 2-pm presentation of the 2014 Governors Award for Quality Care at Prairie View Home in Sanborn. He’ll then head to Sibley for the grand opening of Noteboom Implement, at 3:30, before winding the day up with a tour of Zylstra Feedlot in Ashton, at 4:30.

Governor Branstad will then return to Okoboji on Saturday. He is holding a bill signing re-enactment ceremony at the Dickinson County Nature Center, at 4-pm.

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