5 years ago — 2013
The finalists for the Chippewa Falls school district superintendent position — Brad Saron and Roger Rindo — are both from smaller, rural districts.
10 years ago — 2008
The Eau Claire school board takes a second vote affirming its intention to close Little Red School, which opened in 1955, at the end of the school year.
20 years ago — 1998
An Eau Claire County Jail inmate tries (and fails) to escape by hiding in garbage.
35 years ago — 1983
Singer Karen Carpenter dies of cardiac arrest at age 32.