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Posted: Living Sussex Sun, February 2, 2010

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100 years ago - February 24, 1910

Ford cars are being shown with a price tag of $950. A Reo car costs $1,250.

Work has commenced for the year at the Wallen Quarry in Lannon.

In Templeton, on Feb. 25, Herman Munz married Alma Reisling. Herman Munz will move from Pewaukee to live in the hometown of his wife, Templeton.

50 years ago - February 24, 1960

The Lannon Fire Department Auxiliary hosts a Feb. 22 luncheon at the fire department hall.

Thomas E. Lees, 67, a life-time Sussex-area resident died Feb. 15, 1960. He spent 24 years hauling milk from the Sussex-Lisbon farms. He was a charter member of the Sussex Volunteer Fire Department in 1922.

25 years ago - February 24, 1985

Robert Schlei, Sussex's first assistant fire chief is the Sussex Firefighter of the Year.

Dean Balister and Chris Hansen were the king and queen at the annual Turn About Dance.

After two years, the Sussex Junior Miss Pageant will be discontinued.

After 55 years as Lannon's treasurer, Harvey Rossman will retire.

10 years ago - February 24, 2000

The six Cooperating Churches of Sussex will stage a summertime flea market at the Sussex Petro grounds.

The Sussex Teen Center is using the gym stage area of the Sussex Community Hall for their activities.

Business Park is eyed for the Mindemann farm on Silver Spring Drive.

There is a move to charge the Lannon Stonemen Land O' Lakes Baseball team $100 for night games at Joecks Field.

5 years ago - February 24, 2005

Lannon will have a $30,000,000 Whispering Ridge Subdivision development north of Highway 74 and east of Town Line Road. It is envisioned as a 220-unit development. It could house 492 people and be one-third of the Lannon population.

Sandy Burkhalter and Darlene Ehley become Lannon Lions Club members.

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