Posted on 28 April 2011 by KWBG
MADRID, Iowa—Governor Terry Branstad was on hand for the formal ribbon cutting ceremony for the High Trestle Trail Wednesday. Branstad was joined by Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Congressman Leonard Boswell. The event also included representatives of all the city’s and county’s that participated in the trail project, state representatives and also members of the Iowa Heritage Foundation. Becky Roorda is Chair of the Boone County Conservation Commission and has been heading up the Madrid Celebration Committee. Roorda says Saturday, everyone is welcome to take part in the “Grand Celebration” for the trail which she said would be a mini RAGBRAI type event.