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Posted: Living Sussex Sun, March 3, 2010

100 years ago - 1910

50 years ago - 1960

25 years ago - 1985

10 years ago - 2000

Five years ago - 2005

100 years ago - March 31, 1910

The "Anti-Saloon League" is organizing in Waukesha County.

Windmills and gasoline water pumps are popular things for sale in Lisbon.

Arthur Miller is an up and coming Lannon businessman.

50 years ago - March 31, 1960

A new, 12-room school on the Maple Avenue Stier farm area will be built in Sussex for $359,000.

Jim Jones of Sussex played in the Land 'O Rivers all-star basketball game and led the National All Stars with 13 points in a losing contest to the American All stars.

25 years ago - March 31, 1985

Michelle Prosek is an outstanding Hamilton shot putter. She won the Braveland Conference indoor event with a 36-foot, 5 1/2- inch distance becoming the first girl to win a shot put event for Hamilton. Meanwhile, sophomore Matt Chandler is an outstanding Hamilton boys track hurdler.

10 years ago - March 31, 2000

Sheepshead will be offered at the upcoming Lions Daze.

February and March were record-setting warm periods for Sussex-Lisbon; March 7 was 81 degrees.

All three incumbents Vicki Braden, Fred Gallant and Al Olmstead are running for the Sussex Village Board along with challenger Chuck Vojtas.

Five years ago - March 31, 2005

The Lisbon Fire Department fought a mobile home fire at Willow Springs Mobile Home Park with an estimated $35,000 in damages according to Fire Chief Doug Brahm.

Bielinski has scrapped its development plan for Mammoth Spring Canning Company.


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