Posted: April 6, 2010
100 years ago - April 7, 1910
Exceptionally warm weather has allowed some enterprising Lisbon farmers to plant sugar beets this early in the spring season.
50 years ago - April 7, 1960
Oscar Grieb, Joe Weber and Paul Fleischmann are elected to the Sussex Village Board. Chris Berchem lost by a two-vote margin.
In the U.S. Presidential Election, John Kennedy beat Hubert Humphries in the Republican Primary 131 to 101. Meanwhile Richard Nixon won the Republican Primary with 122 votes.
In Lannon, the winning trustees were Melvin Golner, Ralph Reimer and Elmer Weyher.
25 years ago - April 7, 1985
Waukesha Sherriff Ralph Klink is requesting funds to buy bullet-proof vests for his deputies.
The six cooperating churches of Sussex have set up a food pantry for those in need with Betty Mindemann as charter member and leader.
Greg Smith is completing his Eagle Scout requirements with a bike safety program. He is working with Sussex Police Chief Art Harvestine.
10 years ago - April 7, 2000
The Sussex-Lisbon Youth Baseball Association headed by Robb Howard has signed up more than 500 for summer youngster baseball.
Bob Schiellack is a 25-year employee of the Town of Lisbon. Pete Chycinski (926) and Dave Gettelman (915) are voted Lisbon supervisors with 1,302 voting.
Five years ago - April 7, 2005
The late Hank Carlson received 33 percent of the vote for President of the Village of Sussex losing to incumbent Mike Knapp. Ron Evert narrowly won re-election for trustee.
Construction on the four-lane highway 164 to Howards Lane has begun.
Mike Hyland wins his fifth term for the Hamilton School Board with 60 percent of the vote against Terry Gissal.