5 years ago — 2013
South Middle School eighth-grader Danielle Pathos wins a top honor in the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets annual student contest.
10 years ago — 2008
Eau Claire’s drop from 37 degrees to 14 below zero is the second largest one-day temperature swing in at least the past 40 years.
20 years ago — 1998
A study shows the Lake Altoona and Lake Eau Claire dams need improvements to comply with safety rules.
35 years ago — 1983
About 40 prisoners take over Waupun Correctional Institution.