5 years ago — 2012
In a DeLong Middle School mock election, President Barack Obama defeats Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
10 years ago — 2007
Chetek High School and UW-River Falls graduate Tracy Alger, 30, is killed in Iraq when an improvised explosive device explodes near a Humvee in which she was a passenger.
20 years ago — 1997
A Cumberland strip club owner hopes to delay an order closing the business.
35 years ago — 1982
Eau Claire voters reject a plan to allow beer and liquor sales on Sunday mornings.