100 years ago - 1909
Worker recruiters Wallen and Gumz "received 40 Italians this week."
The Lannon Berschem, Schroeder & Co. general store received a shipment of fine dress goods.
John McCartan of Lake Five was in Menomonee Falls to sell honeybee hives.
50 years ago - 1959
The county created a new school district including Sussex, Lannon, Butler, one-third of Menomonee Falls, half of Lisbon and a small section of Pewaukee.
Viola Fryda was the incumbent Lisbon town clerk.
25 years ago - 1984
The Hamilton Chargers wrestling team sent five to state: John Mueller, Joe Nettesheim, Ken Ernewein, Brian Donald and Ron Figueroa.
Sue Leonard led the Sussex freshman girls basketball team, coached by Tom Konkol, to an undefeated 12-0 season.
10 years ago - 1999
A British firm, Rexam Plc, purchased Sussex Plastics.
The Lisbon Fire Department presented four Chief's awards at their annual banquet to Dan Meissner, Paul Ferbeer, Randy Wittig and Bill Lawrence.
Hamilton senior wrestler John Plese finished fourth in the WIAA tournament's 171-pound class.
5 years ago - 2004
Halquist Stone Co. changed Dozer Day from an annual to a biannual event.
Lisbon asked Sussex to provide municipal water for the damaged wells on Maple Avenue near the Halquist quarry. Sussex said doing so would require a negotiated amendment to the two communities' boundary agreement.
Rob Schoner at 171 pounds finished up his Hamilton wrestling year with a 28-5 performance at the state tournament.