100 years ago – 1917
Fred De Calueue of Lisbon's Woodside Road was still covering the roads, especially those to Lannon and Menomonee Falls.
The Ford dealer in Menomonee Falls was advertising new Fords, FOB Detroit, thus, Roadsters for $345, and the big touring car for $360.
50 years ago – 1967
The area U.S. Congress Representative is the popular, long-serving Glenn Davis. He frequently showed home district visitors that came around Washington, D.C., and had photos taken with him in the scene.
Hamilton High School senior John Brisk had recently been awarded the bronze medal for possessing "a superior scientific aptitude.”
Charger Marty Thompson was voted to the first team in Braveland boys basketball.
25 years ago – 1992
A former Sussex resident, age 27, got into a robbery of a Lannon Petro America station. The $2 worth of gas turned into a knife showing with $480 stolen. The clerk was able to get his license number. He was arrested in Appleton.
Clyde Wileden, a Lisbon-born farmer's son, a former Sussex firefighter and resident, died at age 79. He was a brother to Elsie Weyer (whom the park in Sussex is named after).
10 years ago – 2007
Mae Wildt of Sussex, Lisbon and Lannon, the oldest local person, died at age 103. Her husband, Nick Wildt, was a Lannon trustee.
Lisbon's police turmoil was dragging on, and town attorney's fees piled up.
The Halquist Stone Company, led by Tom Halquist (fourth generation), was honored by Waukesha Sheriff Dan Trawicki for a company-donated "breaching wall."
5 years ago – 2012
Developer Art Sawall and the village of Sussex, among others, have found a way for the Mammoth Spring Apartments development to move the Bug Line Trail from the center of his development to the north and then along the west side of his development. Sawall counted the 14 (soon to be 17) miles walking/biking trail as a plus to his development.