100 years ago - 1908
Walter Motz of Colgate excavated his basement and started building a new home.
St. James Catholic Church provided religious instruction in their own language for the parish's newest members, immigrants from Germany, on Sunday afternoons.
Eleven stores selling "spirits" in Menomonee Falls objected to a new ordinance forcing them to close on Sundays.
50 years ago - 1958
Mrs. Melvin Horne chaired the Lisbon Cancer Cure drive.
Sussex Lions going to the annual Lions State Bowling Tournament were: Robert, Roy and Philip Stier; Paul Cain; Paul Fleischmann; Ray Semrow; William Beier; Allen Wenzel; H.F. Keller; Homer Stone; Albin Halquist; Charles Woodchick; Gary Braeger; and Milo Hardiman.
25 years ago - 1983
Lisbon considered buying the Robert Bartlett farm on Oakwood Road off Lake Five Road.
Lillie Reimer celebrated her 80th birthday with all of her 13 children.
Bill Galbraith bagged a 20-pound turkey in the state's hunt.
10 years ago - 1998
Sussex closed the controversial Club Safari, demanding new ownership and direction before it could reopen.
Construction of the new St. James Catholic Church began. The preliminary cost estimate was $3.4 million.
5 years ago - 2003
Lisbon considered making Lisbon Police Chief Patrick Clarey's interim appointment permanent.
Mary Quartaro, wife of one of the signers of Lannon's 1930 incorporation petition and mother of the longest-serving Lannon village president, died at age 95.