1913 — 100 years ago
Fred Schroeder and Art Lutz of Templeton went to Wood County for deer hunting.
The Sussex Methodist Church will have a box lunch social in the church parlor next Friday night.
A new law in Wisconsin this coming year required husbands to be present the community clerk with a health certificate. Failure to do so could lead to a five-year prison sentence.
50 years ago — 1963
National Tea stores are offering chicken drumsticks for 29 cents a pound. The big shopping store for groceries in Sussex is the "Bubbles" Schaumann IGA in the "valley."
One year CDs bring 4-percent interest at local banks.
Lenard Michaels is the Hamilton Band leader.
Thirty-one flavors of ice cream shops have a regular price of 12 cents for a cone. The Halloween special is 5 cents a cone, you pick the flavor.
25 years ago — 1988
The Sussex Fire Department had a practice fire on a stone home on Silver Spring Drive because Quad/Graphics wants to clear up the property for outer grounds and a sports field. One stone home had a cornerstone of 1853.
10 years ago — 2003
Sussex will join the Lake Country Municipal Court. The Village will take up the issue in January.
In the boys part, Hamilton's John Pinter was the local representative from the Charger team, finishing gin the middle of the 150 boy runners. The Sussex Police Department has gunlocks available on a one per family request.
Five years ago — 2008
Two teens are charged in a beating they gave to a Sussex Bowl patron. The Sussex Sun ran a feature that Lannon's Sunnyside cemetery has a grave site of two survivors of the April 15, 1912 sinking of the Titanic: two females, mother and daughter.
Marcus Paulson of the Hamilton Cross Country team was the winner and state bound from the WIAA sectional event. Hamilton now has two cross country runners who have finished in the top six, the first was Doug Johns in 1977 (fourth) and this year, it was Mark Paulson (fifth).