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Harkening Back

News from Clarissa's Past

The Clarissa Independent

25 Years Ago

February 1, 1995

Tibby’s Cafe in Clarissa put up a new sign to draw attention from Highway 71. They recently put a new sign on the Main Street side of the building also.


Central Todd County Care Center board of directors are pictured at their annual meeting last week. Front: Administrator Margi Taggart, Vonda Hedlund, Dru Hinzmann, Glee Reierson, Gene Lindquist, Merle Larson, Harold Woge and John Romstad.

50 Years Ago

January 29, 1970

Cheryl L. Carlson has been named Clarissa High School’s Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow. Selected on the basis of their score in a December 2 homemaking knowledge and attitudes exam for which a record of 646,041 senior girls in 115,040 of the nation’s high schools took the exam.


Danny Noska, son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Noska, caught a small pure white mouse in the basement of the family home last week. The unusual thing about the mouse is that it was exceptionally furry, had black eyes, little ears, and a round face with a short nose—which usually isn’t a characteristic of mice. The animal had a short tail and a bushy set of whiskers.



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