News from Clarissa's Past
25 Years Ago
April 3, 1996
Some of the youth from the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Clarissa had a 30-hour famine that started on Saturday, March 24 and ended on Sunday, March 25. The activity was to raise money for the Browerville Food Shelf. Those participating were Terri Bailey, Nicole Morcomb, Cassie Severin, Erik Line, Wyatt Morcomb, Brandi Line, LeAnn Morrow, and Kim Morrow.
The Rebels girls wrapped up their season with awards. All-Conference Missy Hayes and Jill Pontius. Honorable mention, Lisa Schauer and Christy Hinzmann. Schauer also received most valuable player, Hinzmann won the Rebel award, Pontius won Mrs. Offense, and Ms. Defense. Megan Green won the Rebel award and Heidi Ziegenhagen won most improved.
50 Years Ago
April 1, 1971
Nearly 900 people attended the sixth annual Appreciation Day at the Clarissa Farm Service last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Benson, proprietors, reported this week that it was a larger crowd than they have served in previous years.
Sandi Jenkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Jenkins a junior at the Clarissa High School, was selected as one of ten finalists to be included in the tour to Washington D.C. sponsored by Todd-Wadena Electric Co-op, it was announced by Thorval Johnson, member service director of the Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative.