1960: City Population Hits 8909

Worthington’s population hit 8909 in 1960, and there was growth in some other areas too. Next post at 6 p.m.

1960: Heron Lake’s Population Fixed

Heron Lake’s population number was upped to 845 in 1960 after the city discovered somehow they’d lost 40 people in 10 years according to the 1960 census, even though they had in reality gained a few people. Fortunately the townspeople got together and made sure everyone was counted and fixed the total.