The Ottumwa Courier

October 30, 2013

Gov. visits all 99 counties in '13

Ottumwa Courier

---- — DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has visited all of Iowa’s 99 counties this year.

The governor announced Friday that a stop in Iowa County completed his effort this year to visit every county. Branstad has pledged to visit every county each year that he is in office.

Branstad traveled to Iowa County for a tour of Whirlpool Corporation in Amana. In a statement, he says that visiting every county is an opportunity to connect with state residents and hear about their needs.