100 years ago – 1917
In the published commodity price record, the wholesale prices were: cheese 23 cents per pound, eggs 33 cents per dozen, live poultry 16-18 cents per pound, corn 99 cents per bushel, hay $16 per ton.
In Lannon, Jerome Sullivan was the big winner of the 100-piece set of kitchen dishes offered as a prize by the Berschens Brothers General Store.
50 years ago – 1967
Ronald Halquist was the Sussex Lions Club President. In World War II, he served as an MP for the invasion of Africa and the European theater. He was the second Halquist to serve as a Sussex Lions Club president.
25 years ago – 1992
Templeton Middle School and the school district would have a referendum to build a new gym on the southwest of the present structure, at a cost of $1,100,000.
Dilly's Bar was advertising a Super Bowl party with a $2.39 (four-hour) buffet.
The Sussex Park and Recreation board had decided to remove eight metro toilets in various parks because of vandalism.
10 years ago – 2007
An 80-acre development was proposed by Lake Five Road and Highway VV (Silver Spring Road). This northeast of this corner would also have 11 acres of commercial development.
Meanwhile, the village of Merton would not OK condos on Highway VV and Lake Five Road.
Lisbon had OK-ed Lisbon Police Chief Terry Martorano's plan and would hire three new police officers.
5 years ago – 2012
The village of Sussex was optimistic that the cannery site at Main Street and Waukesha Avenue would go through, and apartments would take over the site. Arthur Sawall of Brookfield was behind the drive to develop it. The immediate problem was rerouting the Bug Line Trail.
The Waukesha Sheriff was Dan Trawicki.