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Harkening Back

News from Clarissa's Past

25 Years Ago

August 28, 1996

Thorson’s Farm Fresh Chickens is listed in the 1996-97 edition of the Specialty Meats Directory. The statewide directory is published by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and contains 128 livestock farmers and meat processors.


Babe, a great dane belonging to Kim Lind, a nurse at Central Todd County Care Center in Clarissa, was introduced to some of the residents at the annual Pet Show last week.

50 Years Ago

July 30, 1971

Linda Johanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Johanson of Clarissa, along with more than 160 high school and college cheerleaders from 12 states attended the American Collegiate Cheerleader Workshop held last week at the University of Colorado, Boulder.


Nearly 250 people registered during the grand opening of the Clarissa TV Sales and Service, which is owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Luberts. The event was held last Saturday and the people attending enjoyed free coffee and doughnuts.

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