100 years ago - Week of Oct. 17, 1912
The hilltop Union/Nelson Cemetery on Townline Road and Schlei Road that served Colgate and northwestern Menomonee Falls only had two burials in 1912. The first was James Lounsbury, 75, who died July 28, 1912. The second was for German-born Fredrick Keebler who died Oct. 19, 1912.
Ed Flanagan of Lannon has discontinued his coal business in Templeton. He sold the business to a Templeton businessman.
50 years ago - Week of Oct. 17, 1962
Superintendent of Schools, George Watson will speak at the formal dedication of the new Hamilton High School. There will be an open house on Nov. 14. The school cost $2.1 million and opened in early September.
In a freshman football game, Hamilton lost 14-7. The scoring play was a pass from Denis Dahlke to Don Loertcher.
25 years ago - Week of Oct. 17, 1987
Hamilton homecoming king and queen are Chris Skarda and Anne Haseltine.
The fourth annual Chili Cook-Off will be at McLaughlin's Barn with Lolita Schneiders, Betty Mindemann and Mark DeWeese as sponsors. Proceeds benefit the Sussex Food Pantry.
10 years ago - Week of Oct. 17, 2002
The Hamilton boys soccer team won a shocker, 2-1, over perennially powerful Brookfield East in double overtime. Travis Bacon scored the winning goal.
A wind storm demolished some large trees in the greater Sussex area.
Isadore Piechowski's box elder at his Maple Avenue home was snapped at the stump.
The Hamilton Fine Arts Center was added to the high school through a $6.75 million referendum.
Five years ago - Week of Oct. 17, 2007
Army Spc. Tim Studee of Sussex has been wounded twice during his deployment in Iraq.
Ron Fricke, Lisbon supervisor, said he would support a Chairman Mike Reed recall.
The Willow Springs Learning Center has 12 sets of twins attending kindergarten classes.