5 years ago — 2013
Menards president and founder John Menard tops a group of nine Wisconsinites on the Forbes list of the world’s billionaires, ranking 166th with an estimated net worth of $7 billion.
10 years ago — 2008
A tearful Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, 38, announces his retirement from pro football.
20 years ago — 1998
City garbage haulers Johnson Disposal and Superior Services will merge.
35 years ago — 1983
Some Minnesota women form a tax protest group.