100 years ago - 1909
John Harmon of Lannon died April 14. He was at home when he complained of feeling ill, and chose to rest on a lounge. His wife went to another room; when she returned he had died of heart failure. He was buried at Sunnyside Cemetery.
John's brother, Demerit Harmon, had once been Menomonee Town Chairman. The brothers were farmers and quarry owners together.
50 years ago - 1959
Sussex participated in a Cold War National Civil Defense Alert, stopping traffic and ordering citizens into shelters. Joe Mudlitz was the Sussex civil defense director.
Sussex and Lisbon were warned that Dutch elm disease would strike the community hard and soon.
25 years ago - 1984
Jim and Lucille Henry sold their Country Store, which housed the German Evangelical Church and parsonage and the North Western Railroad Depot.
Citing recent strokes, Richard Jung resigned as Lisbon town chairman.
The Sussex Lioness blood drive collected 150 pints.
10 years ago - 1999
Dan Martin defeated Bob Winter for Lannon village president by three votes, 115-112.
Big rains caved in a sidewalk retaining wall at the top of the hill on Main Street west of Maple Avenue. The village had to close the sidewalk until it was repaired.
5 years ago - 2004
Hamilton High School junior Sara Michalski won Menomonee Falls' Junior Miss competition.
Sussex officials suspended Recreation Director Tammy Rocker, citing "performance" reasons.
Lisbon hosted the annual Sussex-Lisbon Easter Egg Hunt at its Community Park.