Posted: May 4, 2010
100 years ago - May 5, 1910
Our sister community, Menomonee Falls is having a big problem with speeding automobiles in the village. There is a group working to get speed laws in place.
In other road news, "street sprinkling" to settle the dust will begin as soon as needed.
50 years ago - May 5, 1960
Civil Defense will hold a national alert exercise on May 3, 1960, when sirens will ring at 1:33 p.m. and officials will see how fast streets and byways are cleared. Called, "Operation 1960," it is part of three days of national activities.
The Lannon Marble and Jacks tournament is Saturday, May 7, at the Lannon Grade School grounds.
25 years ago - May 5, 1985
Integration talks and law suits are reaching a critical point in suburban schools including Hamilton High.
The Sussex Jaycettes donated $350 to the Waukesha Sheriff's Department toward the purchase of bullet-proof vests.
10 years ago - May 5, 2000
The Sussex Lioness Club held its fifth annual fashion show and fundraiser. Emcees were Pat Bartlett and Al Olmstead.
The Wierl barn on Woodside Road was burned by the Sussex and Lisbon fire departments. Also burned were the house and four other buildings.
Five years ago - May 5, 2005
Redeemer United Church of Christ is one step closer to rebuilding a new church to replace the one destroyed by fire on March 14, 2004.
Jem Photo/Galaxy Video closed and Seigo's Japanese Steak House is set to open in Sussex at the site of the former lumber yard.