COLUMNIST MARILYN HAGERTY: Air base sparked growth in 1959
Published 07/13/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Walter Loomer, coordinator for elementary education in Grand Forks, estimated a population here of more than 38,000. And city manager Alan Webster predicted continued growth because only a third of the expected 3,900 Air Force personnel had arrived.Word count: 447
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