100 years ago - 1908
The Farmers Institute was held in Sussex for two days, March 3-4. It was conducted by W.C. Bradley and H.D. Griswald. Lisbon residents presented a local talent show both evenings.
50 years ago - 1958
The Lannon Parent-Teacher Club named Amos Budahn as its president.
Lannon announced its intention to annex 168 acres northwest of the Village. Ward Kunz had an interest in that land.
Eva Greengo of Sussex, 89, died. She and her husband, Albert, had operated a farm in northern Lisbon until 1952.
25 years ago - 1983
An auction of the late Roy Stier's estate on Sussex's Main Street drew more than 300 bidders.
Paul L. Peterson filed a lawsuit against the Town of Lisbon for $4.5 million. His earlier legal actions against the town demanded $4 million and $5 million.
The Hamilton boys basketball team's season ended 18-4 with a two-point loss in the sectional finals to Milwaukee Madison, 54-52.
10 years ago - 1998
Olive "Ollie" Krueger died at age 95. She once operated the Brook Hotel in Sussex, and later Krueger's Tap (Killarney's) with her husband, Bernie, in the 1940s and '50s.
McAdam's Pick 'n Save held a ribbon-cutting for its Sussex store.
5 years ago - 2003
Sussex tried to cut the radium in its water supply with a new dual well, mixing a deep, but slightly radium-contaminated, well with a radium-free shallow well.
Incumbent Robert Winter and former Village President Terry Gissal ran for the Lannon village presidency.