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Former Governor Visits Pella

Former Iowa Governor and possible future gubernatorial candidate Terry Branstad was in Pella Monday. Branstad toured Vermeer Manufacturing with Vermeer CEO Mary Andringa and other Vermeer employees. He also met with other Pella residents about his possible bid for Governor.

Branstad tells KNIA KRLS News that he is traveling the state meeting with business and manufacturing leaders to learn how they feel the state can be most helpful in creating a favorable business environment. Branstad also relates that it is quite likely that he will officially declare his intent to run for governor in an announcement in January. Photos courtesy Vermeer.