the Past December 7, 2011
100 years ago -
week of Dec. 7, 1911
August Schultz in Lannon at age 52 has died
after eight years of illness the last five bound
to his bed. He was born March 12, 1859, in
Germany and in 1869 his parents came to
Waukesha. When he got married in 1865 to
Augustina Stock, they moved to Lannon where he
became a foreman at the Mammoth Hadfield Quarry.
He leaves his wife and two of his three
Henry Bartelt of Lannon was injured at the sugar
beet plant in Menomonee Falls while attempting
to replace a belt. The moving machine caught his
clothes and he was severely injured.
50 years ago -
week of Dec. 7, 1961
At the local Krambo Food Stores one can get soap
making chicken necks and backs for 10 cents a
Lannon and Menomonee Falls tentatively agree to
a land transfer so Lannon will have 30 acres for
its proposed sewer plant on south Lannon Road.
Lannon Village President Torstenson said that
the population of Lannon will soar from 1,085
people to 4,000 in the next 10 years.
25 years ago -
week of Dec. 7, 1986
The Sussex Fire Department burned down the
former Richard Weaver home on Main Street near
Businessman and Lisbon Town Supervisor Al
Schroeder died at age 69 this past month.
The Hamilton boys basketball team has a new
coach, Jim Lawinger, assisted by Rich Youngbauer.
10 years ago -
week of Dec. 7, 2001
A dozen members of the Sussex Fire Department
have achieved emergency medical technician
A three-day crime spree by and 19-year-old man
and 17-year-old girl in north Waukesha County
has come to an end in a Lisbon gravel pit. The
criminals stole an Audi and got it stuck in the
pit on Highway 164 north of Plainview Road in
Lisbon allowing police to catch up with them.
Five years ago -
week of Dec. 7, 2006
The Hamilton boys basketball team will have four
freshman in key playing roles on varsity coached
by Andy Ceroni. Kameron Ceroni, the coach's son,
Eric Reimer, Brian Gryszkiewicz and Brett
Meiniecke are the frosh with Ceroni and Meinecke
Hamilton spent an average of $7,999 per student
in the district in 2005-06 which is among the
lower cost per student in the Lake Country area.
the Past December 14, 2011
100 years ago - week of Dec. 14, 1911
There is a new schedule at the Soo Line Depot in
Colgate. The morning south passenger train will
arrive at 8:30 a.m. instead of 9.
50 years ago - week of Dec. 14, 1961
One hundred dancers from the Sussex youth dance
class had a Mardi Gras recital at Maple Avenue
School with instructor Bernice Gallwitzer.
The first snow of the season was 5 inches on
Monday, Dec. 12. Temperature was minus 9
The 1962 Nash Rambler convertible is $1,846 to
25 years ago - week of Dec. 14, 1986
Christmas postage stamps will cost 22 cents this
Successful deer hunters this year included Steve
Ohm with a 10-point buck from Ashland County,
Richard Schmidt with an 11-point buck from
Richland County, Dave Evert with a 6-point buck
from Theresa and Mike McLaughlin with a 10-point
buck from Clark County.
10 years ago - week of Dec. 14, 2001
Andy Ceroni is the new coach of the Hamilton
boys basketball team. His star player is Steve
A grass fire burned 75 acres in Lisbon near
Hillside and Plainview roads.
The Stan Grove era of football coaching has
ended at Hamilton with 205 wins and four
championships. At age 63, Grove has retired from
teaching in 1997. His Charger team was state
runner up in 2000.
Hank Carlson of Sussex is running for the county
supervisor seat opposing incumbent Dan Meissner
Five years ago - week of Dec. 14, 2006
Sussex banker Catherine M. Pollow-Daniels,
manager of the Sussex and Lake Five Associated
Banks, is retiring after 45 years in banking.
Hamilton's Mike Bernade is on the Lake Country
All Area football team as a defensive lineman.