100 years ago - June 23, 1910
A wit added to last week's 1910 definition of
automobiles this ditty, "An auto consists of a
handsome leather upholstered carriage body
mounted on a gizzard full of machinery suffering
from various ailments. It is the speediest and
most stylish form of transportation known to
transport seven people to the police station."
50 years ago - June 23, 1960
A massive fire at the dump and tire storage
area near the Tamarack Swamp on Good Hope Road
was fought by the Menomonee Falls, Butler,
Lannon and Sussex fire departments taking seven
hours to control. The smoke cloud could be seen
as far as Bayside in Milwaukee.
25 years ago - June 23, 1985
The top two athletes at Hamilton for the
senior class are Lisa Ische and Dave Wnuk.
Jeff Semrad is the first Eagle Scout to come
out of Sussex Boy Scout Troop 175.
John Ziebell is the editor of the Sussex Sun.
Olde Quarry Daze return to Lannon as a
Beth Konkol will leave as Sussex Teen Club
coordinator after three years of service.
10 years ago - June 23, 2000
On May 10, 16 inches of rain fell in Sussex.
In the recent WIAA state high school track
meet Hamilton's junior Jenny Prohaska was the
repeat state champion in the shot put breaking a
10-year state record with 46 feet, ¼ inches.
Jason Huilbregtse is the valedictorian of the
Hamilton High School graduates.
Five years ago - June 23, 2005
Lannon has a 9-2 record in the Land O' Lakes
baseball league, a half game out of first place
(Oconomowoc at 9-1). Sussex is fourth in the
standings at 7-4.
Sussex women's softball league champs, Woller-Anger
is 7-0 at the half-way mark. Beth Brewer had two
homers for Woller-Anger in a recent 14-7 win at
ago - June 30,
makes up cord
Connell made up
a lot of bails
of early hay for
50 years ago
- June 30, 1960
The Lake Five
on Hickory Road
had a school
with mothers of
get an improved
this year as a
new building to
house it will be
built on Silver
25 years ago
- June 30, 1985
were awarded to
29 members of
Boys track team
of the first
Olde Quarry Daze
of cancer at age
10 years ago
- June 30, 2000
honored at the
principal of the
will locate in
on Silver Spring
ago - June 30,
in the Hamilton
enrolled in 55
classes and 233
had no living