5 years ago — 2013
Houston end and former Badger J.J. Watt earns 49 of 50 votes in being named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year.
10 years ago — 2008
About 275 people from across the state attend the Wisconsin Farmers Union convention in Eau Claire.
20 years ago — 1998
A Hayward landmark, the Hayward Inn, is destroyed by fire.
35 years ago — 1983
To generate revenue, Gov. Anthony Earl considers a tax criminals would pay per crime.