Category Archives: Sussex

Sussex Main St. 1908a

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  Sussex Main St. 1908: Southwestview from present day Associated Bank. Above, a view looking east.   Slightly different pictures  

Sussex Main St. East

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  The Sussex Methodist Episcopal Church is on theimmediate left, scene looking west toward the intersection below. Source: Recollections from the Past: Sussex, Wisconsin,Presented by Farmers & Merchants Bank, August 4, 1972 Circa 1912 intersection of Main St. and SilverSpring Drive (angling in from right side); the ME Church above would down on theright of Main St. (left side) looking… Read more »

Sussex Cardinals Land O’ Lakes Baseball News

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Sussex in thick of things in Land O’Lakes West By CHUCK DELSMAN Posted: June 8, 2010 There’s been a change at the top of the Land O’Lakes Western Division baseball standings. Pewaukee is no longer in sole possession of first place. After a weekend of some hotly contested action and several postponements, the two first-place teams now are perennial powerhouses… Read more »

William “Bill” Kallio – Land O’Lakes Baseball

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Tree dedicated to baseball Hall-of-Famer Bill Kallio By Fred Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Aug. 4, 2009 ]]> Submitted Photo IN MEMORY – Since 1989, memorial trees have been added to the Sussex Village Parks, now more than 150 trees stand in Sussex parks. On July 18, a red maple tree was planted in memory of 57-year Sussex resident, Bill… Read more »

Land O’ Lakes 2009 Banquet

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Nelson, other locals honored at LOL gala By CHRIS SCHUCK Posted: Lake Country Reporter, Oct. 7, 2009 The Land O’ Lakes Western Division held its annual banquet on Saturday at Hartbrook Lanes. Awards were handed out for top players, managers, umpires and fans. The league’s Most Valuable Player was Luke Nelson, who was also voted the top pitcher in the… Read more »

Ghosts Haunt Local Intersection

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Ghosts haunt ‘Dead Man’s Corners’  by: Village Historian Fred H. Keller Source: July 29, 2009, Living Sussex Sun Have you seen the ghosts at the intersection of Silver Spring Drive and Town Line Road? The story of the intersection’s interesting history starts with Thomas S. Redford, who at age 17 began walking to Wisconsin from New York in the spring… Read more »

Sussex Swimming Quarry

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Sussex Swimming Quarry edited by Michael R. Reilly updated03/17/2015 Now after 26 years of operation in 1916, a disastrous fire destroyed the wood piles, warehouses, kilns and the pump house. The business was dead, never to be revived. In 1918, the Kraemer family bought the now-rundown acreage, and the water filled quarry for a reported $5,000. In Sept. 1920, the… Read more »

Sussex Estates remains friendly place in the country

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Sussex Estates remains friendly place in the `country’ – Built in the early 1960s, subdivision is still home to some early residents Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Sunday, June 15, 1997 Readability:10-12 grade level (Lexile: 1160L) Author: KRIS RADISH ; Special to the Journal Sentinel When Mardene and Norman Waldhauser bought their ranch home in the Sussex Estates subdivision in 1962,… Read more »

Sussex YMCA

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Sussex YMCA By Kelly Smith Posted: May 20, 2014,Living Sussex Sun Sussex — A 75,000-square-foot YMCA facility and a new, 45,000-square-foot civic center may be built on the existing municipal government campus on Main Street at an estimated cost of $14 million to village taxpayers, according to a tentative development partnership between the Village of Sussex and the YMCA of… Read more »

History on the demise of the mighty elm tree

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History on the demise of the mighty elm tree by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex, Sun, Aug. 10, 2010 A pages past article in the July 28 Sussex Sun told of two cases of Dutch Elm disease being reported in Menomonee Falls during the month of July in 1960. “This brings the total to 20 in Waukesha County. American… Read more »