100 years ago — 1908
Roderick Ainsworth of Lisbon chose not to run again for the Wisconsin state Assembly and recommended George Hoyt of Menomonee Falls as his Republican replacement.
Waukesha resident E.W. Chafin was the Prohibition Party’s presidential candidate. He took more than a million votes nationwide.
50 years ago — 1958
Arnie Lemke hit a sixth-inning home run for the Lannon Land O’ Lakes baseball team. Shupe DeCristofaro managed the league-leading Lannon team.
The 80 people who attended a Lisbon town meeting to consider “zoning” ordinances agreed that they were too restrictive.
25 years ago — 1983
The 1920-47 Sussex high school reunion committee published a 64-page memory book listing all graduates and teachers.
Carole Wilde was elected the new president of the Sussex Lioness Club.
The annual Lions Daze raffle grand prize was a trip for two for four nights at the MGM in Las Vegas plus $1,000 cash.
10 years ago — 1998
The long-awaited opening of the late Pauline Haass’ safe-deposit box was witnessed by Library Board members Dave Gettelman, Hank Carlson and Emil Glodoski.
Kyle Bucher was a star pitcher for the Hamilton baseball team.
Teryl Williamson was appointed Lisbon’s interim police chief.
Chad Burns, owner of Club Safari in Sussex, was evicted by the building’s owner, Phil Kmiec.
5 years ago — 2003
Sussex resident Richard Davey, 56, drowned in Lake Nagawicka during a rainstorm. He had been an assistant Hamilton girls softball coach.
The Lannon Lions Club worked with the village, businesses and the village’s Land O’ Lakes ball team to refurbish Joecks Field.
The Sussex Fourth of July Kiddie Parade was canceled because of strong winds.