5 years ago — 2012
Elk Mound area beef and crop farmer Jim Holte is named Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation president.
10 years ago — 2007
Closing ceremonies end the celebration of Eau Claire County’s 150th birthday.
20 years ago — 1997
The United States unemployment rate drops to a 24-year low of 4.6 percent.
35 years ago — 1982
A man on Highway 27 in Cornell is robbed while next to his stalled car.