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Index to Year 2010

Pages from the Past

Posted: Living Sussex Sun, June 2, 2010

100 years ago - June 9, 1910

In Colgate Mrs. Herman Kollath has returned to the homestead on North Lisbon Road from her stay at Trinity Hospital in Milwaukee where she underwent an operation.

The Lisbon farm of Will and Watson advertise their fine herd of purebred Holstein cows.

50 years ago - June 9, 1960

Orval Cullen Jr. will give the class motto in the Sussex Main Street School graduation of 25 eighth-graders.

Arthur Voight 14, and the Lannon-area Marbles won second place in the state marble championship.

Seventeen graduated from the eighth-grade at Lannon grade school including Terry Gissal.

25 years ago - June 9, 1985

World War II Cpl. Philip Stier was the parade marshal of the annual Sussex Memorial Parade.

The Sussex Business and Professional Association donated $200 toward the upcoming Sussex Village Park fireworks display.

Ralph Lenz is the Hamilton District Administrator.

10 years ago - June 9, 2000

Willow Springs Mobile Home Court was flooded as the nearby creek overflowed.

TV Personality Gus Gnorski interviewed Sussex Village President Pat Bartelt at the M&M Restaurant.

Fred Bartelt, 81, a Sussex Main Street resident dies.

Le Roy Eichhorst was out near Memorial Day selling poppies.

Five years ago - June 9, 2005

Sussex's Amie Zyla testifies before Congress on Amies Law.


100 years ago - 1910

50 years ago - 1960

25 years ago - 1985

10 years ago - 2000

Five years ago - 2005


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 festival.

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, 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 Sussex Bowl.


100 years ago - June 30, 1910

In Colgate J.W. Whitaker makes up cord wood for delivery for heat to Menomonee Falls uses.

Nearby, W.P. Connell made up a lot of bails of early hay for delivery for Milwaukee horse owners.

50 years ago - June 30, 1960

The Lannon Village president is Frank Clucas.

The Lake Five two-room school on Hickory Road had a school year ending grounds picnic with mothers of the school children as special guests.

Sussex will get an improved telephone system this year as a new building to house it will be built on Silver Spring Drive.

25 years ago - June 30, 1985

Special championship Hamilton athletic letters were awarded to 29 members of the Hamilton Boys track team in recognition of the first ever Braveland Conference championship.

The Lannon Olde Quarry Daze featured women mud wrestling for local amateur contestants.

Carmela Patterson a longtime Sussex library volunteer dies of cancer at age 41.

10 years ago - June 30, 2000

Pam Gigg Nettesheim was honored at the recent Hamilton High School graduation ceremony with the "Distinguished Alumnus Award."

Woodside principal Dian Loppnow has taken early retirement after being the first-year principal of the newest Hamilton school.

WOW Distributing Co. will locate in the new Mindemann Industrial Park on Silver Spring Drive.

Five years ago - June 30, 2005

Summer school in the Hamilton School District has attracted nearly 1,500 students enrolled in 55 classes and 233 sections with 145 staff members.

Although Lannon namesake William Lannon had no living grandchildren four distant relatives attended Lannon's 75th anniversary celebration.

 

 

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