100 years ago – 1917
March 5, 1917, was a busy day at the Lake Five Road Lisbon Union Cemetery with two different burials, William Bull and John Cady. Walter Joecks of Lannon died at age 67 on March 4, 1917, and was buried at the Lannon Sunnyside Cemetery.
Shelled corn had raised from $1 to $1.01 on the commodity market.
Fact revealed: The Washington Monument in the nation’s capital was topped with iron bands plated with gold.
50 years ago – 1967
Dan Kincaid, Dick Gross, Terry McGowan, Steve Lenz, Jim Burg, and Dave Schiltz were members of the Lannon Cub Scout Pack #62.
Sydney Gissal was the chairman of the Lannon Safety Committee.
25 years ago – 1992
Tests in Lannon show 47 percent of the water wells in the village were contaminated.
Sussex has decided to quarterly send out a village newsletter, called the "Sussex Courier," to follow the history of the former Sussex grade and two-year high school of having a Sussex Courier news letter from the late 1920s to the mid-1950s.
Meanwhile, the recent Sussex Hamilton state championship in wrestling saw team members get a sit-down chance to shave off the beard of coach Bob Longdin.
10 years ago – 2007
Berger's Olde Templeton Inn in east Sussex was about to disappear as Main Street would be widened in the east end of Sussex. The biggest happening in the tavern/former boarding house was a situation in late October 1992 when the U.S. Secret Service used it for eating and a base for the Oct. 31 event when President George Bush made a stop on the Sussex tracks of the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Max Pascale, Hamilton 135-pound wrestler, had a record of 103-49.
5 years ago – 2012
The Mobil Quarry Mart (Lisbon Road) was the site of an armed hold-up in the evening.
Templeton Middle School seventh-graders moved to the regional history bee. The winners were Dominic Pino and Sean Durian.
Piggly Wiggly was beginning a massive remodeling program.
The Hamilton girls basketball team won its first conference championship.