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Looking back for downtown’s future

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 11th, 2012

Kristin Heismeyer is the new director for Downtown Brookings Inc. The Washington native has a business and marketing background and previously worked for the Brookings Area Transit Authority. Photo by Charis Prunty/Register

• New director comes on board for Downtown Brookings Inc.

BROOKINGS – New Downtown Brookings Inc. director Kristin Heismeyer says her hometown of Walla Walla, Wash., bears a lot of similarities to her new town. Their populations are similar, and both swell during the school year with college and graduate students. They have similar, historic downtown areas. And both lie near the borders of two other states.

Now Heismeyer, 30, said her goal is to help downtown Brookings highlight its history while promoting economic advancement.

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