News from Clarissa's Past
25 Years Ago
December 31, 1997
Clarissa Fire Department Vikings football winners: Gary Schultz of Long Prairie; David Sellin of Anoka and Robert Cuchna Jr. of Clarissa.
This is my final column for 1997. I want to thank all my contributors and readers for their friendliness and patience when I “goof” with their news, and for always coming through with just one item when I needed it. May you all have a very Happy New Year with good health and the love of family and friends. God Bless all of you. Jean Eisenbraun.
50 Years Ago
December 28, 1972
First-place winners in the home lighting contest for this year were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Adamietz for a religious theme and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Burns for a general Christmas theme.
At 1:30 p.m. on December 22, the Clarissa matmen took on the Eagle Bend team. The match, which was held at Eagle Bend, ended in a victory for Clarissa with a final score of 38 to 32.