100 years ago - 1908
The aptly named Harry Bird of Colgate advertised his Barred Plymouth Rock eggs for 50 cents per setting (you hatch your own chicks).
The Menomonee Falls Beet Co. urged local farmers to plant sugar beets as a cash crop.
50 years ago - 1958
Airman 1st Class Glen Moody returned home to Sussex after nearly four years in U.S. Air Force.
Art Manke was elected president of the Sussex Main Street School District Board.
A new 1958 Chevy cost $1,898. The station wagon version cost $2,143.
25 years ago - 1983
Tombstone Pizza released plans to build a plant in Sussex Industrial Park.
Sussex Park Board members were upset with their Lisbon counterparts and considered plans to limit park program participation to Sussex residents or charge Lisbon residents a higher fee.
10 years ago - 1998
Melvin and Jean Mathiak celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Lannon.
Pam Gall and Lannon Village Trustees Dan Martin and Bob Winter competed for the support of the Lannon Village Board in their bids to replace Village President Shirley Ravnik, who had recently resigned.
5 years ago - 2003
Peter Sparrow, Norm Day, Dick Lutzke and others worked on renovation of the old North Western Railroad depot to turn it into the Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society Museum.
Lannon's Land O' Lakes baseball team, league co-champion the year before with a 15-3 record, was led by catcher Dean Haase and second baseman Scott Doffek.