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Harkening Back

News from Clarissa's Past

25 Years Ago

September 9, 1998

The Eagle Valley Rebels Football team traveled to Menahga for their season opener last Friday. This was the first of two non-conference games the Rebels will play this year. Eagle Valley gave up two touchdowns in the second quarter then could not catch Menahga in the second half.


Todd County rural residents can tentatively start planning on receiving a new address by January 1999. The E-911 addressing committee worked hard last spring to select names for all rural roads in Todd County. The information was then submitted to ProWest, a company in St. Cloud, who created a data base, assigning all rural residents an address, much like a city address.

50 Years Ago

September 6, 1973

The Clarissa 4-H'ers will be representing Todd County at the “Community Pride ‘73 Program” starting September 17, in the 4-H building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul. Terry Zimmer of the Iona Rockbusters is the delegate selected to attend the three-day event from Todd County.


Evidently ‘cattle rustlers’ have been busy in this area, along with the rest of the state, as the Independent learned this week of the loss of approximately 10 head of cattle out of a pasture at the Jack Bican farm. “I don’t know what happened to them,” said Bican. “All I know is that they’re gone and we can’t find them.”



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