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Posted: Living Sussex Sun, May 3, 2011

Pages from the Past May 25, 2011

100 years ago - May 25, 1911

In the Milwaukee Commission row the buying prices are: eggs, 11-12 cents a dozen, potatoes, 48 to 52 cents a bushel, cattle $3.50 to $5 per 100 weight, corn, 53 cents bushel, butter, 18 to 22 cents per pound, hard wheat $1 per bushel and oats, 30 cents a bushel.

The State Legislator voted on a bill relating to using dynamite or other explosives to blow up a property. The maximum penalty is 15 years in prison.

50 years ago - May 25, 1961

The annual May crowning at St. James Catholic Church had Luthanne Becker as the honoree do the crowning. The attendants were Nancy Priestly, Dianne Friess, Rosemary Samanske and Rosemary Goetz.

Mr. and Mrs. Westly Rankin celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

Milton Mantz is an executive at Mammoth Spring Canning Co. but he also moonlights as the Sussex agent for Farmers Mutual American Family Insurance Co.

25 years ago - May 25, 1986

Quad/Graphics is embarking on its third expansion in Sussex bringing the plant size to 210,000 square feet.

Rep. James Sensenbrenner was a speaker at the Sussex-Lisbon sesquicentennial celebration.

More than 200 joined a celebration for Keith Gissal's retirement from the Lannon Fire Department after 47 years of service.

Steve and Denice Berger celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary at Olde Templeton Inn.

10 years ago - May 25, 2001

Sussex will add another deputy sheriff.

Five years ago - May 25, 2006

The king and queen of the Hamilton prom are Casey Krieger and Val Cawley.


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