100 years ago — 1909
Lisbon farmer Charles Brown, 67, died. Born Dec. 17, 1841, in New York, he was married twice: first to Mary Greengo, then to Emma Greengo. He was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery.
50 years ago — 1959
Sussex residents Ted Tetzlaff and Bobby Jones scored a combined 27 points playing for Menomonee Falls High School as they beat Muskego High School, 102-77.
Milton Mantz, an executive of the local Mammoth Spring Canning Co., also represented Farmers Mutual Insurance of Madison.
25 years ago — 1984
The seventh annual Sussex VFW Tidily Winks state tournament was held Feb. 18.
The Sussex Fire Department held its 62nd annual appreciation dinner commemorating the Jan. 30, 1922, Sussex Main Street School fire.
Sussex Fire Chief Arne Peterson retired after 33 years with the department.
10 years ago — 1999
The Sussex Sun had eight pages of help wanted advertisements.
Work on the Pauline Haass Public Library roof to repair the damage inflicted by the Jan. 2 blizzard was completed at a cost of $27,000.
the Sussex Teen Center picked Dan Unruh as its new director.
The Sussex Sled Bugs had a pig roast at the Sussex Inn.
5 years ago — 2004
Greg Zoellick was named the Sussex Firefighter of the Year.
Richard Martin retired from the Lisbon Plan Commission after 35 years.
Lisbon held a public discussion of a possible town center at Highway 164 and Howards Lane that drew 50 people.